Are you an Advertising Director or experienced sales professional looking to advance in your career? If so, we have a great opportunity for you to lead a group of award-winning community newspapers that produce high quality local content and innovative marketing solutions.
APG Media of Southern Minnesota, LLC is looking for a Publisher to lead a cluster of weekly newspapers–St. Peter Herald, Le Sueur News-Herald, and Le Center Leader–located 60 miles south of the Twin Cities and 15 miles north of Mankato in St. Peter, MN.
In this multi-faceted role, your primary responsibility is to lead and train a team of multimedia sales consultants in growing advertising revenues through the company’s portfolio of print and digital products. You also serve as digital sales specialist to grow digital agency services revenues in our core and secondary markets through some personal sales and 4-legged sales calls with staff.
As Publisher, you play a critical leadership role in the community and serve as the public face of the newspapers. As such you will assist the regional managing editor who manages the newsroom operations and have general oversight of the newspaper offices.
The ideal candidate will have strong sales leadership skills and enjoy working directly in the field with staff. This person has a passion for helping customers grow their business through needs analysis and crafting marketing solutions as well actively participate in community events and service organizations.
Candidates must have 3-5 years sales leadership experience with a proven track record of sales performance; excellent managerial and organizational skills; ability to successfully plan and execute revenue strategies; be digitally savvy; and thrive in a positive, hands-on environment.
APG Media of Southern Minnesota, LLC is a division of family-owned Adams Publishing Group, with 10 community newspapers, 17 websites, shopping guides, magazines, a digital agency and commercial printing facility in southern Minnesota. Adams Publishing Group also owns newspapers in northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio and Maryland as well as other media and non-media operations.
We offer a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and benefits that include health insurance, paid time off and 401K with match. If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter to VP of Sales & Marketing Julie Frazier at firstname.lastname@example.org EOE