ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER

Beach Metro News is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to lead our advertising sales department. With focus on increasing revenue, this self-starter individual will create and maintain relationships with various businesses in the paper’s coverage area and outside.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to identify and pursue potential clients.
  • Collect, grow, maintain, and analyze a lead database.
  • Closing defined selling opportunities to drive revenue and hit overall business revenue targets.
  • Initiate contact with potential advertisers.
  • Understand client needs and tailor the appropriate solution.
  • Building strong client relationships.
  • Develop media kits that are appropriate to different markets.
  • Create promotions to attract new leads.
  • Work closely with creative to provide quality ads to clients, both print and digital.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Self motivated and highly driven by results.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Business related post-secondary education preferred.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in media sales with a proven record of generating revenue.
  • Independent, motivated, and results-oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong problem solver and strategical thinker.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with the Beach, Danforth East, Birch Cliff and surrounding neighbourhoods a plus.

Email cover letter and resume along with salary expectations to jobs@beachmetro.com, attention to the General Manager by Monday, February 20.