Account Executive

December 17, 2002

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The Herald-Mail Company has an immediate opening for an Account Executive in its Display Advertising Department.

We're looking for a self-starter, with a background in media sales, to maintain and build a geographic sales territory.

The job involves dealing with automotive clients in a full range of capacities, including:

  • development of advertising proposals and recommendations

  • prospecting for new business

  • selling new and core products to both new and existing customers

  • maintaining customer files and information

  • helping design copy and ad layout strategies and

  • building effective relationships with the client base.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a true commitment to customer service, are essential. We're seeking a candidate who can obtain and evaluate information relating to our customers' objectives, then make recommendations based on those objectives.

Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are all desirable.

The position offers an excellent base salary/commission package, plus all company benefits, including retirement, 401(k) and paid vacation.

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