Employment Specialist
USA TODAY - Sioux Falls, SD

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Argus Leader Media is looking for a Classified Employment Specialist to join our Advertising team. This is a tremendous opportunity to sell employment advertising in the newspaper, on CareerBuilder.com, on argusleader.com and on Yahoo! This position would work with contract and non-contract advetisers using the 5-step selling process. This is an inside/outside position which entails making outbound cold calls, receiving inbound calls, e-mails, faxes and scheduling in-person meetings to help build strong relationships with our customers and assist them in building marketing solutions to fit their business needs. This position also fulfills CareerBuilder online employment packages and the line ads sold.

This position requires previous sales experience with public contact and college degree is preferred with emphasis in sales and marketing. Must have strong computer skills and good verbal/written and problem solving skills. Must be motivated and detail oriented with excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Must also have outstanding presentation, sales and negotiation skills along with the ability to generate creative ideas, initiative to develop new business, understanding of selling strategies and adept at cold calling.

This is a full-time position with a weekday work schedule. This position offers a base pay with a generous commission plan.

Argus Leader Media offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and flex spending. We also offer advancement opportunities at the newspaper as well as with Gannett Co., Inc.

Argus Leader Media in partnership with Yahoo!

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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