Multimedia Sales Consultant

Brainerd, MN
Depends on Experience
Nov 21, 2020
Job Type
Full Time
The Team

The Brainerd Dispatch has been publishing in the beautiful lakes area in north central Minnesota since 1881. The Dispatch promotes great culture and award-winning products, tying for second-place overall among daily newspapers in 2018 Minnesota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest.

Enjoy working in a growing community with plenty of year-round recreational activities. The Mississippi River and hundreds of lakes make up the Brainerd lakes area. A progressive school district is part of a growing business economy from downtown Brainerd/Baxter to the dozens of area communities. Live in the lakes area and discover why millions of guests travel here to vacation every year.

The Role

We are adding a Multi-Media Sales Consultant to our Advertising team. In this role you will be selling marketing solutions that include print and a broad portfolio of digital products to help businesses reach their goals. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly sales strategies detailing new business development plans within the assigned territory.
  • Develop a strong understanding of all products and how they provide value to businesses
  • Dedicate time each day to prospecting and acquiring new business as well as servicing, retaining and advancing existing clients
  • Complete thorough needs analysis for every client to make a clear connection between our products and the return on investment
  • Offer input between the client and our creative department to help facilitate an effective campaign
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver customized presentations to clients
  • Meet revenue goals

To excel in this role, the following abilities are essential:
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer focused approach to sales and service
  • Excellent communication and technological skills
  • Highly motivated and organized
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license with a driving record that is insurable by the company
  • Bachelors degree or combination of education and experience in sales and marketing

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, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives for all employees. Additional perks for full-time positions include comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 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, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.