Advertising Sales Manager (Gastonia, NC)

The Gaston Gazette, a Halifax Newspaper, has an exciting opening for an Advertising Sales Manager. The Sales Manager is responsible for setting sales goals, developing new revenue, fostering exceptional customer service and meeting revenue budgets.

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 in managing both inside and outside sales representatives is required. Media sales experience is preferred. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment are critical.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package with the opportunity for professional growth and development. Benefits include: Vacation, Sick Leave, Holiday Pay, medical, dental, and much more. Additionally, Gastonia and Gaston County offer a great quality of life.

Interested, qualified applicants can apply by e-mailing resume, cover letter and salary requirements to msmith@gastongazette.com.

The Star is an Equal opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements
• College 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