Citrus Chronicle

Williston , FL

Advertising Sales Representative

Citrus Chronicle
Williston, FL Full-time
Posted on September 26, 2018

Advertising Sales Representative Citrus Publishing - Williston Sun PioneerWilliston, Florida (Levy County) The Williston Pioneer Sun News is looking for the right candidate to fill the position of Advertising Sales Representative. The full-time position works with new and existing advertising clients to develop new revenue growth through combined advertising sales. This sales position is based out of the Williston, Florida area. The work schedule is typically Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. The Williston Pioneer Sun News is a weekly newspaper with an average circulation of 1500. Williston is a city in Levy County, Florida with a population of about 2770 and is located centrally on the west side of the state of Florida, approximately 2 hours northwest of Orlando and 1- ½ hour north of Tampa. The The Williston Pioneer Sun News offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits to full-time employees.

Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years of newspaper or other media advertising sales experience
  • A successful track record in meeting and exceeding sales goals
  • College degree preferred, but not required
  • Must be self-motivated, highly energetic and goal oriented
  • Must have the ability to develop, plan and implement sales presentations
  • Must be skilled in written, oral and interpersonal communications
  • Must be able identify and prospect for new sales opportunities
  • Ability to overcome objections
  • Ability to 'close the sale'
  • Knowledge of the Levy County and surrounding markets a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation to make sales calls Essential Functions
  • A majority of the time will be spent developing and implementing sales presentations to existing and potential customers.
  • Develop advertising programs to meet customer goals
  • Assist customers in measuring the effectiveness of the Citrus Publishing publications
  • Handle every aspect of customer interaction
  • Meet or exceed monthly sales performance objectives
  • Meet or exceed advertising sales representative performance standards

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