Advertising Sales Representative

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Job ID:

183561

Location:

Washington 

Category:

Sales

Salary:

per year
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Posted:

08.08.2017
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Job Description:

We're seeking an Advertising Sales professional to join our talented sales team. You'll sell digital and print advertising to our loyal, nation-wide university and non-profit clients. Tapping into your hunter instincts, you'll also have plenty of opportunity to target and sell to new customers at a higher commission rate. Serving our customers' needs is our number one priority. You'll have a big role to play in helping us achieve that by providing outstanding customer service and growing revenue in your territory.

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

What we offer:

  • excellent benefits
  • 5 weeks of vacation a year.

What you'll do:

  • Build relationships with new and existing customers as their sales consultant. Assess their short- and long-term talent acquisition needs and match them with Chronicle advertising products.
  • Blanket your territory with sales activity to grow revenue with new and existing customers.
  • Successfully engage with both academic and administrative decision-makers and staff at both 2 year and 4 year universities and non-profit organizations.
  • Attend some face-to-face sales meetings with local non-profit organizations when opportunities arise.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of inside sales experience or consultative phone-selling experience.
  • Demonstrated success in building relationships with customers and serving in a consultative sales role.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Must be a highly motivated hunter, who is comfortable with outbound sales activity.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred.

Interested candidates should, APPLY NOW

The Chronicle is based in Washington, D.C.

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