At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.
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 to 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.
Our locally-owned company takes great pride in our impact to the community, as we have for over 120 years. We know this starts with our commitment to our employees, first and foremost. We offer multiple comprehensive health benefit plans for employees (and their families), a 401(k) retirement plan with matching, generous vacation/sick time off, annual wellness benefits, dependent care options, and much more. We continuously strive to provide a work-life harmony that encourages personal and professional growth at a company that breathes deeply held values of quality, independent journalism.
Due to our growth, we are seeking an exceptional sales star for our digital agency services business. From creative strategy to tactical campaign deployment, we offer a full suite of solutions to help our customers with their marketing needs. We leverage our powerful brand and a team approach to solving complex client needs with best of breed solutions, a winning strategy for both clients and employees.
We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our services, and work toward delivering outstanding results for our customers.
What we offer you:
A learning environment. Digital advertising is consistently changing and STMS stays ahead of the curve through training and hands on learning.
Control over your income. This position offers base plus commission. Your income is not capped.
A team of specialists to support you and your clients. Account management, campaign specialists and creative associates will all assist in providing top tier client service.
A base of clients, along with company investments in lead generation.
Personal and professional growth.
An open, supportive and collaborative work environment.
Fun environment located in downtown Seattle.
Consistently deliver revenue targets – ensuring company revenue goals, and objectives are achieved month over month and year over year.
Manages existing agency clients, retaining and seeking opportunities for growth, in collaboration with their partners in Account Management.
Prospects and closes new agency clients from a pipeline including transactional Seattle Times clients, leads generated by STMS, and his/her own pipeline of prospective clients, focusing on foundational advertising plans valued at $5k+ a month.
Executes an exemplary sales call process, showing strategic vision, holistic marketing knowledge, and creative ideas to develop long-standing partnerships with local businesses.
Experience: at least two years’ digital advertising sales experience preferred.
Track record of consistently meeting/exceeding sales quotas.
Education: College degree (or combination of comparable work experience).
Able to identify, qualify, generate, and track new business
Demonstrated persuasive, negotiation, and closing skills
Ability to manage and grow a book of existing business
Preference for applicants with B2B sales with media solution services
Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, independent newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provides readers with timely, relevant news. As the largest newsroom in the Pacific Northwest, we serve the region with thoughtful 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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