Position: Media Sales Consultant
Position Type: Full-time
Reports to: Manager, Media Sales
Location: Calgary, AB
Division: Postmedia Integrated Advertising
Postmedia is Canada leading media publication company and has been at the forefront of the digital space, representing some of the country’s oldest and best known media brands. With a team of award-winning journalists, innovative product developers, and talented digital marketing professionals, we strive to bring engaging content to millions of people every day whenever, wherever and however they want it. This exceptional breadth of content, reach and scope offer advertisers and marketers compelling digital solutions to effectively reach target audiences.
At Postmedia, we value open communication between our employees and managers. Our mission is to ensure that our employees have the abilities and aspirations to meet business requirements in alignment with our company values. To support the continuous growth of our Postmedia expansion, we are always on the lookout for amazing talent to join our fast growing team!
Be part of something BIG! At Postmedia Solutions, our mission is to make big things happen for brands. We aspire to build and maintain strong relationships with our customers by working collaboratively to design and execute engaging marketing campaigns that achieve our client’s goals. We blend media expertise with marketing intelligence. We believe in working hard to deliver results for our clients – and having fun while we build meaningful relationships with everyone around us.
As a Media Sales Consultant you will help local businesses achieve their marketing goals by providing performance marketing solutions including a full suite of digital marketing services – SEM, SEO, Social Advertisings, digital audio advertising, website and app design, content marketing and traditional media marketing. You will also have the power of Postmedia’s local brands that are deeply rooted in Edmonton.
What you’ll do:
- Build the sales pipeline by creating sincere business relationships through managing a portfolio of clients, cold calling, inbound marketing, social networking and unique lead generation techniques that will separate you from the competition;
- Maintain and build current accounts on a proactive basis (Automotive experience an asset)
- Schedule and attend sales appointments with business owners to identify their marketing challenges, and complete a thorough needs and opportunities assessment;
- Work with our integrated media strategist team to build and then present a compelling, audience-based, print and digital marketing solution;
- Overall - meet advertising sales targets by generating and closing new business opportunities.
Who you are:
You are driven and proactive, reveling in the challenge of demanding sales targets. You are confident, methodical, and relentless at generating leads (and you know that consistent activity ensures success). When working in a team, you are collaborative, open minded and positive. You’re a world-class networker who loves to meet new people, learn about their goals, and help them get there. You are able to quickly identify a business’ key needs and opportunities, and then persuasively present solutions. At the end of the day, your clients trust you because you treat their advertising campaign as if it were for your very own business.
You are an enthusiastic, skilled, consultative sales professional with a passion for media. You thrive in a fast paced multi-platform environment of print, web, and mobile with an in depth understanding of the digital marketing landscape including Search and Social Media.
Should you be interested in this opportunity please apply with a cover letter and resume.
Application Deadline: December 16, 2019
We thank in advance all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Only candidates legally eligible to work in Canada will be considered. No phone calls or agencies please.
Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all areas of the hiring process. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please make your needs known in advance. Accommodation requests will be provided on an individual basis.
Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to employment equity and an inclusive barrier-free selection process and work environment. Postmedia Network Inc. encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Job Type: Full-time