Inside Sales Representative

Location
Grand Forks, ND
Salary
Depends on Experience
Posted
Aug 10, 2019
Ref
2620096
Role
Sales
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
The Grand Forks Herald is accepting applications for an Inside Sales Representative to sell various multimedia display ads over the phone.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Sell print and online advertising to private party customers and area businesses.
  • Process ad copy in an accurate and timely fashion and be responsible for the scheduling of advertising.
  • Maintain a positive relationship between accounts and newspaper by providing all services necessary to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Sell special section advertising and special projects via telephone and electronic methods.
  • Maintain professional demeanor in dealings with business community, fellow workers and other departments within the newspaper.
  • Work with walk-in customers to place classified advertisements in print and online.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance
  • Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Two years sales experience, preferable in the newspaper industry or other media.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Customer Service and/or Sales experience preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Time management skills while working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment that often includes multiple, concurrent projects.
  • Strong computer skills.


About the Organization
At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


This position is currently accepting applications.