Perham Focus, a division of Forum Communications Company, has an immediate opening for a Multi-media Sales Consultant. We are seeking motivated self-starters who want to join a team to sell marketing solutions to advertisers. These solutions include an array of print & digital options, special interest products, and so much more! This is a rewarding opportunity for an individual who enjoys networking with area professionals and working in a fast paced and team oriented environment.
Sell and provide full-service multimedia (print and online) advertising products and services to contract and non-contract accounts using a consultative sales process.
Achieve revenue and active account goals on a regular basis.
Prospect new business and service, retain and advance existing clients.
Process ad copy in an accurate and timely fashion and be responsible for the insertion/placement of advertising.
Maintain a positive relationship between accounts and newspaper by providing all services necessary to assure customer satisfaction.
Make presentations to sell new or upgrade existing accounts.
Respond sensitively to needs of accounts and maintain good working relationships with our customers by providing outstanding customer service.
Maintain professional demeanor in dealings with business community, fellow workers and other departments within the newspaper.
Assist sales department with advertising entry and reporting.
Coordinate insert placement.
Backup front desk duties on an as needed basis. Includes classified advertising and newspaper subscription sales, assisting walk-in and telephone customers and postal reporting.
• Sales experience preferred but we are willing to train the right candidate.
• Successful candidate will be well-organized and motivated to achieve objectives.
• Excellent written, verbal and telephone skills.
• Superior communication and customer service skills.
• Must possess a positive attitude.
• Internet knowledge and computer skills.
• Valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the Company.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 26, 2017
Apply online at www.forumcomm.com/careers.