Account Executive – Digital & Radio Sales

Website Salem Media Group

Salem Media Group in the Twin Cities is looking for a digital savvy, highly motivated sales professional to join our advertising team selling our Digital Marketing Solutions to local small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs). Our ideal candidate will be goal oriented, is a relentless hunter, driving to win new businesses, and has a track record of exceeding monthly goals. If you are passionate about selling, have a deep knowledge of digital advertising principles and products, and possess excellent presentation and closing skills – then we’d love to talk to you!

This position requires a heavy amount of prospecting and lead-development with SMBs. We pride ourselves on simplifying the marketing process for our customers while helping advertisers track the impact of their campaigns and understand their advertising options. In short, we help our customers grow their business.

Salem Media Group- Twin Cities is also home to four (4) radio stations: AM 980 The Mission (Christian Teach/Talk), AM 1280 The Patriot (News/Talk), Business 1440 KYCR (Business News/Talk), and our brand new radio station, Freedom 1570 KDIZ (News/Talk). We also offer our audience an all-digital station, theFishTwinCities.com (contemporary Christian music).

Our Ideal Candidate:

You are self-motivated and results oriented
You have an outgoing, resilient personality
You enjoy the thrill of the hunt by bringing in new business
You’re confident and not willing to accept average
Requirements:

College degree with 1-2 years of sales experience preferred
Strong understanding of local market and digital media.
A Demonstrated record of success in a fast paced, goal oriented environment.
Knowledgeable of Digital products and applications such as Search Engine Marketing, Audience and Search Retargeting, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Management and Marketing, Digital Display, Website Development, and Email Marketing.
Strong skills in planning, communicating, organizing, and in developing customer relationships.
Ability to develop a strategic sales plan.
Proficient in prospecting high potential accounts and setting up appointments with key decision makers with the ability to secure at least five appointments weekly with qualified prospects.
Demonstrates effective listening skills and able to deliver compelling advertising presentations.
Ability to develop a Digital Marketing plan that addresses client objectives and reaches the target audience.
Effectively able to overcome client objections and articulate the value of recommended solutions.
Ability to close annual Digital Marketing deals for at least $25K or more.
Strong problem solving and analytical ability are essential.
We offer a base salary plus commission based on experience along with a full benefits package including paid holidays and vacation.

Come see how Salem is DIFFERENT and why we’ve been awarded as a “Great Place To Work” and as a “Best and Brightest” employer.” Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply online at salemmedia.com under the careers tab or visit the link below.

To apply for this job please visit recruiting2.ultipro.com.

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