January 17, 2021

Business Development Specialist

Yorkville, Ill.


Shaw Media is seeking a full-time Business Development Specialist. Shaw Media is a dynamic media company that publishes daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, video, direct mail, digital media services and produces a number of industry-leading websites. This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified, professional, take-charge individual with top-level organizational skills.

Responsibilities Include:

Support sales initiatives including inside sales on special projects, new business development, client communication, utilizing marketing materials, proofing, delivering items to clients, coordinating special projects, and project management.

The successful candidate will be highly organized, task-oriented, and exhibit discretion. Some college is preferred. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) competency is a must. Must be a people person able to work in a quickly changing, deadline-driven environment. This requires an individual who has excellent written & verbal communication skills. Industry experience is a plus but not required.

The successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, reliable transportation, and an acceptable motor vehicle record.

Hours for this position will be: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

About Shaw Media:

Shaw Media publishes over 150 titles in Illinois and Iowa. Its holdings include websites, newspapers, magazines, a video production unit, and a digital marketing services division. Founded in Dixon, Illinois, Shaw Media has been privately owned by the Shaw family since its inception in 1851.

Enjoy the Rewards of Working Among the Best:

In return for your contributions to our success, Shaw Media offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k).

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Online: click Apply Now! located below

OR mail to:

Shaw Media - Bus Acct Spec

P.O. Box 250

Crystal Lake, IL 60039

Shaw Media is a Drug-Free Employer. Pre-employment background check, motor vehicle record check, and drug screen required. This posting may not include all duties of the position. Shaw Media is an equal opportunity employer.



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