Part-Time Magazine Advertising Sales Representative

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Overview:
We’re looking for a magazine advertising sales representative for Dishing Charlotte, a biannual magazine focused on food and dining in the area. Duties include selling print and online advertising, as well as social media packages, managing client accounts and client customer service.

The ideal candidate should have a proven ability or strong desire to sell. We want someone who possesses a strong and engaging personality who wants to go beyond email and instead talk with clients face to face (or on the phone).

This position is part-time with flexible hours.

A few other qualities we’re looking for:
• A passion for food.
• Critical thinking skills.
• Excellent negotiating skills.
• Empathetic understanding of small businesses and desire to help to build their bottom lines.
• No fear of cold calling or in person canvassing.
• Ability to find common ground in conversation with most anyone.
• Ability to nurture and grow relationships.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Competitive spirit who believes in community publications and their value.
• Outstanding follow through that turns prospects into clients and clients into long-term renewals.
• No fear in thinking outside the box to strategize and create sales promotions/new programs to attract new business.