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Michigan.com is part of the USA Today Network, a Gannett Corporation, serving as the largest local to national media network in the country.
The network is powered by an integrated and award-winning news organization with deep roots in 92 local communities, joining more than 3,000 journalists and reaching more than 100 million people monthly.
Digital Account Executive, Territory – Local Detroit Metro Area
If you have a passion for digital products/applications and social media, love to help businesses grow, and enjoy
selling and learning about all things digital, we have a great opportunity for you!
Michigan.com seeks a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our world class sales and marketing team. As a Digital Sales Specialist you will use our portfolio of digital and mobile products and applications, such as SEO/SEM, social media marketing and web site design, and much more, to sell advertising solutions to large, regional accounts that make decisions locally.
Multimedia Advertising Account Executive - Local Territory Accounts
Michigan’s Largest Media Marketing Company
Our formula is simple - We combine the largest news and information audience in the state with the top multi-platform marketing experts to provide businesses with a single partner with one purpose, to help them grow. We deliver the trusted brands of Michigan's largest audience, including the Detroit Free Press/freep.com, The Detroit News/detroitnews.com, O&E Media/hometownlife, Livingston Daily Press & Argus, and Lansing State Journal, combined with proven research, creative, strategy and marketing expertise.
This position is responsible for meeting and exceeding advertising goals for the Local Territory Sales Team for Michigan.com – Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News, across all advertising platforms, according to Gannett’s World Class Sales standards and MVP behaviors. Revenue is to be achieved through direct sales efforts to existing, inactive and new clients using print, digital and social media solutions.
Objectives include selling an effective print and digital product mix through the use of verbal and written sales presentations with strategies and ideas, conducting needs assessment interviews with clients and maintaining profitability by following rate guidelines and limiting sales error adjustments. This position must exercise effective planning and forecasting of print and digital sales revenue.