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Date posted: 2/14/17

Retail Advertising Manager
Herald-Whig
Quincy, Illinois

Looking for our next Advertising Director

The Herald-Whig Newspaper in Quincy, Illinois is looking for a high energy, highly motivated individual to lead a team of six account executives. As the Retail Advertising Manager, you will be in the trenches, making sales calls with your team. You will be managing revenue goals and sales, and creating sales strategies in conjunction with the Advertising Director. You will be the project manager on most initiatives. If you are a leader and have a passion to motivate others, this may be the perfect position for you!

Key Responsibilities:

•Develop advertising plans to grow local business

•Ability to deal effectively with people and organizations in diverse situations.

•Build rapport with clientele, provide excellent timely customer service

•Motivate a sales team in a results-driven business

Qualifications:

•At least five years sales experience preferred

•Significant experience in marketing, developing and growing major accounts

•Excellent communication skills

•Detail-oriented with strong organization skills and the ability to multi-task

•Acceptable driving record required

This position offers an opportunity to grow and advance your career within the Herald-Whig. The Retail Advertising Manager will stair step into the Advertising Director role in the future.

The award-winning Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company that is dedicated to the communities it serves.

Quincy is a community of 40,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River in West-Central Illinois. Our coverage area consists of West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa. Quincy is a two-hour drive from Peoria and Springfield in Illinois, St. Louis and Columbia in Missouri, and Iowa City, Iowa.

This full-time position includes an attractive benefits package. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

To apply, send resume by mail to Christina Wilson/Human Resources, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to cbwilson@whig.com. You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent
Quincy, Illinois

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