Marketing & Events Sales Specialist

  • Houston, TX
  • Full-time

Company Description

VOICE Media Group, the company behind Phoenix New Times, LA Weekly. Denver Westword and several other media outlets, is an American privately held media company focused on the creation of original news and entertainment content across print, mobile and web properties for the culturally aware consumer.

Job Description

Voice Media Group is seeking a Marketing & Events Sales Specialist.

We are looking for a connected, social-media savvy, high-energy, hyper-productive individual who devours advertising media and wants to be part of a dynamic team. The Marketing & Events Sales Specialist will be responsible for prospecting leads, making calls and going on appointments to bring in new business for Dallas Observer, Houston Press and other Voice Media Group partners.

Candidates should be self-motivated go-getters with a flexible schedule to be able to attend several events per month. The Marketing & Events Sales Specialist should also be passionate, learn quickly, and have a clear understanding of sales & marketing.

Qualifications

•2+ years of outside and/or inside sales experience preferably in an advertising sales/business development and/or online media environment.
•Making outbound sales callas and securing and completing outside appointments every week.
•Maintain a solid understanding of the marketing/advertising industry.
•Demonstrate the ability to sell with a consultative approach and an "ask for their business" mindset.
•Strong skill set with developing and building business relationships.
•Demonstrate the ability to sell with a consultative approach and an "ask for their business" mindset.
•Experience selling to high-level decision makers and influencers.
•History of meeting and exceeding sales goals
•Dependable Transportation, Valid Drivers License and Insurance

Additional Information

Voice Media Group Offers:

•Great work environment with the ability to work with fun, exciting and unique business owners.
•Unlimited Earning Potential
•Base Salary + Commission + Bonus
•Gas Reimbursement
•Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurances
•401(K) Plan
•Paid Vacations
•Additional optional benefits include: Legal Plan Services, Pet Insurance and Auto/Home Insurance

This full-time position includes some weekend/evening work for special projects and events. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to Jennifer Robinson, Regional Marketing Director, via email at [email protected] HoustonPress.com. No phone calls please.