Arts Council Seeks Ad Sales Rep

The Arts Paper is looking for part-time advertising sales representatives to generate sales for the monthly arts community and events newspaper and digital business.

The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, highly motivated self-starter with media advertising sales experience that can strategically target active and prospective businesses to advertise in a niche print and digital platform. The ideal candidate will be responsible for servicing and growing key accounts and maximizing opportunities for the publication, website, and all digital products.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to prospect, develop strong strategic relationships, and close business deals. Associate will identify customer needs, provide value for our products and services, effectively close and acquire new local and/or national accounts.

Qualifications
-Ability to follow directions and sales processes from management
-Minimum 2 years of sales experience
-Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
-Tech savvy, with working experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive Applications
-Candidates must be self-motivated, creative, and must have a passion for business and helping others
-Have a college degree or equivalent industry experience
-Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently
-Work ethic and integrity are requirements

Responsibilities
-Prepare strategic sales communications and presentations for both print and digital platforms, including social media opportunities
-Develop industry-based knowledge and understanding including circulation, audience, readership, etc.
-Seeking potential clients via cold-calling, networking, social media, and in-person visits (where applicable) on a national and international level
-Continuous follow-up to build strong relationships and management of accounts
-Secure signed contracts
-Secure payment for all signed contracts

Perks
Flexible Schedule
-Ability to work from home or the Arts Council office
-Arts Council membership
-Great coworkers & team environment!

Compensation
-Based on experience. Commission based, no retainer.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Marketing Director: communications@newhavenarts.org

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