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Sales Executive

Seeking a Full-Service Sales Executive for Seattle’s own 122 year-old start up! Are you inquisitive, energetic and passionate about bringing solutions and success to everyone you meet? Let’s talk!

The Seattle Times Media Solutions is actively recruiting a dynamic Sales Executive to join our team!  At STMS, we combine the integrity and values of respected traditional media with cutting edge digital solutions and services. The right fit for our team will appropriately position our full suite: Mobile, Social, SEM/SEO, Programmatic, Branded Content, Web Services, Video, Email, Direct Mail, Commercial Printing and other customized programs - in addition to the power of The Seattle Times O&O. 

Here at STMS, you have the opportunity for unlimited potential in your selling time as we are supported with turnkey in-house research, fulfillment and operational teams. Unlike many other sales roles, you own every step of the sales process.  And, your success in this position starts with, and hinges on, selling new business to prospective clients. 

Who you are:

  • Not afraid to fail
  • You know that all good sales start with objections
  • You have grit and know it is integral to success
  • You are all about attitude, humor and action
  • You know how to serve clients by selling insights rather than products or solutions
  • You know listening, rather than talking, builds trust and rapport
  • You are a team-minded individual who takes initiative independently
  • You know that success comes from the ability to organize, manage and plan ahead
  • You know busy and productive are not the same
  • You know your internal clients are just as important as your external ones
  • It all starts with you! 


  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Must be able to generate and track new business

Application Process

To be considered, please submit your application below. Care to tip the scales? As a supplement to your application, we invite you to call us at (206) 464-8282 and leave a voicemail. We'd love to hear from you on why we need to meet you now! Grow your digital and sales acumen and boost your career… Join us today at Seattle Times Media Solutions!


Note: this role requires union-mandated dues, as well as a criminal background check, drug screen, personal car insurance, and a driver’s license as conditions of employment.

Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provide readers with timely, relevant news. We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a real difference in our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 1.8 million. At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.

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