National Advertising Sales Representative
Company or Publication Name:
Alternative Press Magazine
About Your Company:
Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. is an internationally-known brand in youth culture and music discovery. Now entering our 29th year of business, AP (as our fans call us) has grown from its long-established print brand into concert touring, events, iPad editions, mobile and web.
*You can find us at: www.altpress.com.
Job Requirements or Qualifications:
Alternative Press Magazine is seeking a smart, self-motivated and resourceful individual to join our team as a National Advertising Sales Representative. Our company is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio but prospective candidates can currently live in either the New York City, Los Angeles or Cleveland, Ohio areas. The successful candidate will have a background in media sales with a preferable strength in digital sales. History of selling for or to youth/entertainment markets is essential.
This position will oversee existing national business in addition to establishing relationships with new marketing and advertising partners for our online/digital initiatives, print publications and events/tours. The candidate should be current with contemporary youth culture, movies/television, online, style, as well as music and technology trends. They must be social network savvy and understand the ever-developing world of digital marketing and advertising.
*Must be able to identify new business opportunities; understand clients' needs and present them with relevant solutions.
*Responsible for the entire sales process: identifying sales opportunities and carrying through to meet revenue goals.
*Creating custom proposals, preparing presentations and managing the overall packages that are delivered to clients.
*Develop and execute cross-platform marketing/advertising campaigns for clients; from content creative to implementation.
*Work closely with our Marketing team to develop and sell sponsorship opportunities through a variety of events and national tours.
*Minimum 3 years print, media and/or digital sales experience. Digital sales experience is a MUST.
*Established portfolio with regards to potential clients and partners.
*Dynamic, flexible, hard-working and highly organized.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must.
*Well organized with good attention to detail.
*Fully educated on youth culture (16-24 demo) including movies/television, music, online, technology and style.
Please forward resume and cover letter to (.pdf preferred):
Mr. Joe Scarpelli
Alternative Press Magazine, Inc.
Benefits: 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Category: Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing
Job Location: Los Angeles, New York City, Cleveland, Surrounding