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Date posted: 11/8/17

Advertising Sales Manager
The News-Topic
Lenoir, North Carolina

The News-Topic, Caldwell County’s leading source of print and digital community news, seeks an Advertising Sales Manager to lead and inspire our sales team. The primary responsibility of the Advertising Manager is to increase print and digital advertising by working directly with the sales associates and the market to develop revenue strategies. Along with meeting revenue goals and advertising objectives that will enhance the credibility of the News-Topic in the community, the Advertising Manager is also responsible for meeting expense budgets.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*Meet monthly revenue goals for the News-Topic, Caldwell Weekly and digital platforms.

*Help sales associates through training, developing sales opportunities, goal-setting and assisting with sales presentations.

*Communicate the advertising promotional calendar from the development of the calendar, sales materials, production calendars, and the final product.

*Attend networking events on behalf of the News-Topic.

*Assist with customer retention through excellent customer service and in-person visits.

*Assist preprint customers directly through contract negotiations, and ad placement.

*Positively reflect the News-Topic both internally and externally.

*Communicate with upper management effectively.

*Directly handle an account list as part of the sales team.

The ideal candidates will have sales experience of five years or more, and a successful track record of working well with others and being a team player. A college degree preferred. Compensation is competitive.

Contact: Terese Almquist, Publisher of the News-Topic, talmquist@newstopicnews.com

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