Advertising Sales Director

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Job Description
Columbus Business First is seeking a leader, team builder, and a
driver who thrives on growth and results. You must be a motivated
and passionate sales professional with management experience to
lead our highly professional, deeply committed, and enthusiastic
team of advertising sales representatives. They are seeking a
powerful, creative, dynamic, and inspiring leader who will expand
their sales expertise and will actively sell alongside them.

Managing a staff of six multimedia sales professionals and a
creative director, the successful candidate is a top producer with
strong consultative selling and coaching skills. He or she is
experienced in developing successful, integrated marketing
campaigns across multiple platforms, including digital, print and
events.
Duties
Primary Responsibilities:

? Generate advertising revenue by consistently meeting and
exceeding monthly and annual goals.

? Manage and develop multimedia sales professionals.

? Develop new business and manage the sales cycle from start to
finish.

? Maintain an active schedule of face-to-face appointments and
prospecting calls.

? Develop and maintain strong C-level client relationships.

? Represent Columbus Business First at company-sponsored and
community events.
Skills
Five+ years sales management experience.

? Digital media sales experience.

? A strong track record of consistent revenue growth.

? Effective time management skills.

? The ability to exceed expectations in a results-oriented
environment.

? Professional written, verbal communication and interpersonal
skills.

? College degree preferred.

? Experience in MS Office, Excel and Salesforce.