Marketing/Sales Executive

Best Media, a division of ADI Media, a leading advertising agency in the San Antonio and Houston area serving over 3,000 clients, is searching for passionate and motivated individuals to join our North and South Houston Media teams as Outside Sales Executives to handle advertising sales in digital/online marketing, magazine and guide sales for both existing and new customers.

Please kindly read all the job description and qualifications, and apply with cover letter and salary/commission history. Resumes without cover letter and compensation history will not be considered.

We are seeking digitally-centric Outside Sales Executives knowledgeable in Magazine, Guide, Print, and Digital Marketing including websites, mobile sites, mobile apps, SEO, SEM, video marketing and social media. The ideal candidate should have the ability to be self-motivated and work with a sales team. The primary responsibility will be lead generation, following up and closing agreements. You will be accountable for achieving and exceeding sales goals and quotas.

This position is *salary + commission position, based upon sales goals and quotas, and is performance-oriented.

Responsibilities

  • Generating and maintaining new accounts including prospecting and making premise and outbound telephone calls for appointments and presentations
  • Reviewing, managing, and growing existing account base
  • Assisting in the marketing plan of each client and creating ad campaigns and involved in the production process
  • Achieving sales goals/quotas
  • Ongoing communication with management on account status, daily sales figures, and specific market issues
  • Ability to handle paperwork and CRM (i.e. bids, ad layouts, contracts, etc.)

Communication Skills

  • Ability to communicate with customers both orally and in writing with a strong ability to think on your feet
  • Active participant in weekly sales meetings
  • Ability to give presentations orally while utilizing visual Keynote presentations

Teamwork and Culture

  • Positively participates in team environment
  • Gives and receives critical feedback gracefully
  • Builds relationships with relevant partners in ad agency
  • Be a positive spokesperson for our agency at functions and in the community
  • Have the mindset that we all succeed or fail as a team
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing needs of client and agency 

Qualifications:

  • Must be passionate about helping clients succeed and excellent communication skills and mental toughness
  • Preferred 2+ years proven successful outside sales experience in a quota/commission based environment, but not essential
  • Experience in advertising sales,media sales, telephone directory, newspaper, internet or magazine environment would be beneficial but not mandatory
  • Skills working with and iPad or computer, preferably in Excel, Word, Keynote, and with general Web based interfaces such as Google, Yahoo, Social Media, etc.
  • Positive attitude, high character, competitive spirit and a sense of humor
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Must provide your own transportation and cell phone
  • Clear background and drug screen

We Provide: 

  • A fun and exciting family environment
  • Comprehensive, paid sales training
  • Competitive income. Base plus aggressive commission pay plan. Income based on work ethic.
  • Protected territories, guaranteed existing accounts, uncapped commissions and bonuses
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement and promotion from within
  • Stable and positive work environment driven by a culture of mutual respect
  • Holidays, vacations, health, life, dental and vision available

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