The Northwest Herald, part of Shaw Media, has an exciting full-time opening for a Multimedia Sales Account Executive.
The Northwest Herald provides the best 24/7 local news coverage for McHenry County. Our robust website, timely online coverage, and consistent social media presence - combined with our six-day-a-week print publication - provide the most extensive coverage and information for the communities we serve.
As McHenry County’s premier provider of print and digital news and information, we rely on ground-breaking and innovative thinking to connect our audiences and advertisers. Our rapidly expanding portfolio of publications, websites, and digital marketing solutions has created new opportunities for professionals who share our passion for serving our customers.
About This Opportunity:
The successful candidate will possess the ability to work with minimal supervision while maintaining focus and productivity to meet deadlines and monthly sales objectives. This person will have experience creating and presenting client proposals as well as experience developing and maintaining client relationships. Must be able to prospect, negotiate and cultivate new relationships as well as maintain, grow and serve existing accounts. Our Multimedia Account Executive must have the ability to strategically and creatively think in a fast-paced environment.
Microsoft Office proficiency and a Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience are required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of insurance.
This position offers a competitive base salary plus commission.
If you thrive on change and have media sales experience, bring your passion to Shaw Media and be part of an incredible transformation!
About Shaw Media:
Shaw Media publishes over 150 titles in Illinois and Iowa. Its holdings include websites, newspapers, magazines, 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 comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with company match, as well as opportunities to advance within the company.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Or mail to:
Shaw Media - Account Executive
PO Box 250
Crystal Lake, IL 60039
Shaw Media is an Equal Opportunity and Drug-free Employer.
Pre-employment background check, motor vehicle record check, and drug screening required.
This posting may not include all duties of this position.