Shaw Media, publisher of the award-winning DeKalb Daily Chronicle, is seeking an energetic full-time sales professional that can prospect, negotiate, and has the ability to open new accounts as well as maintain, grow and serve existing accounts. The DeKalb Daily Chronicle provides the best 24/7 local news coverage for DeKalb County. Our robust website, timely online coverage, and consistent social media presence - combined with our five-day-a-week print publication - provided the most extensive coverage and information for the communities we serve. We rely on innovative thinking to connect our audiences and advertisers.
Our rapidly expanding portfolio of publications and websites 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. Our Multimedia Account Executive must have the ability to strategically and creatively think in a fast-paced environment.
Microsoft Office proficiency and relevant work experience are required. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of insurance.
This position rewards performance with an excellent commission structure in addition to a base salary.
If you thrive on change, love a good challenge and have media sales, retail sales or customer service 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, life, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off.
Please submit a cover letter along with your resume to:
Shaw Media - Human Resources
Attn: Account Executive, DeKalb
P.O. Box 250,
Crystal Lake, IL 60039
Pre-employment drug screen and background check including motor vehicle record required.
Shaw Media is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
This posting may not include all duties of the position.