Employment Opportunities

Advertising Sales Rep

Star Local Media is growing! We have increased revenues year-over-year the past six months and exceeded our financial goals in 2018. We are reorganizing our departments with additional personnel! We invite you to explore Star Local Media and our 14 community newspapers with an audited 270,000 circulation (weekly) and affiliated websites with some 600,000 page views monthly.

Advertising Sales Rep (Outside): We have outside sales positions with the potential to earn $60,000 PLUS for self-starters who have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You would be selling display advertising in our newspapers as well as special sections and our various digital products including our websites, e-mail blasts and podcasts. If you don’t fear cold-calling on business leaders, have attention to detail, great attitude and solid work ethic, this opportunity is for you! Position offers a base salary, commission, allowance and benefits partially paid for by the company including health, dental, vision and life insurance. 401K is available. You will also receive accrued paid vacation! College degree and/or sales experience preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage revenue producing relationships with clients and agencies
  • Prospect for new business and build a full pipeline of sales prospects
  • Analyze client marketing goals and develop needs based solutions to achieve them
  • Provide consultation to sales managers, sales teams and clients
  • Work collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue

Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of sales success in local media setting
  • Digital media sales experience preferred
  • BA/BS degree with a minimum of 1-2 years of media sales experience
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Hard-working, integrity, relationship-builder with a winning attitude
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record