Advertising Director

Advertising Director

APG Media of Southern Minnesota, LLC is seeking a dynamic person to lead its multimedia salesforce at its largest daily newspaper, Owatonna People’s Press, located one hour south of the Twin Cities in the vibrant, economically thriving community of Owatonna, Minnesota.

Our sales professionals assist large and small businesses in developing sophisticated print and digital marketing solutions with proven results. Our portfolio of products include daily and weekly newspapers, community websites, shopping guides, regional magazines, mobile app, and digital services agency.

The successful candidate will manage the overall activities of the sales and creative departments, including multimedia sales and classified initiatives, staff recruitment and development, goal setting, sales promotions and budgeting. This person will actively participate in community events and service organizations. He or she will have a minimum of 3-5 years of sales management experience.

Skills needed include knowledge of print and digital publishing; ability to successfully plan and execute revenue strategies; strong verbal and written communication; familiarity with social and digital platforms; proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

If you thrive in a positive, hands-on environment and possess strong leadership, organizational, and team-building skills, we offer you a great opportunity to advance your career with a media company dedicated to producing high quality local content and innovative marketing solutions.

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.

This is a full time salary plus performance incentive position. 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 cover letter, resume and references to VP of Sales & Marketing Julie Frazier at jfrazier@southernminnmedia.com EOE