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Advertising Account Executive

McClatchy
San Luis Obispo, CA Full time
Posted on October 26, 2017

 Advertising Account Executive

Digital Advertising/Automotive Territory

The Tribune/Sanluisobispo.com, a McClatchy media company, has an opening for a full time Advertising Account Executive.   Successful candidate will be focused on digital advertising customers in San Luis Obispo and northern Santa Barbara Counties with an emphasis on automotive and new business development.

  • Account Executives partner with local businesses to provide innovative digital and print marketing solutions via our vast portfolio of products.
  • Successful applicant will be an experienced, assertive professional with excellent presentation, negotiation and closing skills.
  • He/she will be focused on vigorously building the account base in a key territory, directing the entire sales process from account identification to close of sale.
  • Candidates should be energetic, enthusiastic and highly motivated about prospecting and acquiring new clients for print and digital advertising from self-generated leads.

Prefer candidates with at least 2+ years outside B2B sales but will consider a robust college experience particularly in journalism, business, communications or a related field. 

Excellent benefits, competitive base salary and commission plan. The Tribune and SanLuisObispo.com are San Luis Obispo’s leading information sources. We’re at the forefront of what’s happening in this County and our employees are educating, engaging and entertaining its residents each and every day. 

Our team takes pride in strong local news, features and sports coverage and in the innovative marketing solutions and results we provide to our advertisers. 

We’re looking for talented people who thrive in a fast paced, creative, deadline driven environment and who are invested in providing our community with quality news, information and advertising.