Advertising Account Rep (Gastonia, NC)

The Gaston Gazette, a Halifax Newspaper, has an opportunity for an experienced and results-oriented Multimedia Account Field Sales Representative in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Providing motivation, hands on leadership, fresh ideas, and a can do attitude are paramount to the skill set for this key position. The successful candidate will also possess strong organizational and communication skills, excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment, strong interpersonal and analytical skills and the ability to work well with others. Previous sales leadership experience, preferably in media sales, is required. Online sales acumen preferred. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment are critical.

You will have the opportunity to join a dynamic and energetic sales program and channel your initiative, innovation, and competitive spirit to make an impact on our customers, our organization, and your own career. This opportunity is for the candidate who has a keen understanding of Media Advertising including both print and digital platforms. Leverage your creativity as you partner with internal and external customers to create custom-multimedia solutions, using our exciting and ever-growing portfolio of advertising products.

Interested, qualified applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to msmith@gastongazette.com. Please include salary requirements. No phone calls, please.

The Star is an Equal opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements
• Bachelors degree preferred and/or equivalent sales experience
• Strong knowledge of Media Advertising and Digital Platforms
• Must have proven track record of excellence in sales
• Strong communication skills (both written and oral)
• Media Sales experience preferred but not required