Base + commission + tools + vehicle allowance
Join our award winning newspaper based in Kilmore. We have been producing newspapers in the local area for over 150 years and currently print 17,000 papers weekly. Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will be selling advertising space for the newspaper into a designated territory. This role offers great work / life balance with the hours being full time Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Selling into an existing portfolio as well as identifying new opportunities
  • Presenting proposals to clients
  • Achieve sales targets by face to face selling
  • Phone appointment setting involved
  • Meeting all deadlines – able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Maintain integrity and daily update of client information into CRM system
  • Gaining clear instructions from clients to ensure no mistakes with advertising

Required Skills and Behaviours:

Naturally, you are customer centric – you put customers at the heart of everything you do. Being organised is important to you along with your great planning skills. You are proud of your excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop rapport with people from a variety of backgrounds quickly. Being adaptable and fast learner that can think on your feet. Developed through your experience is a determination and resilience as well as understanding the need for a sense of urgency. The type of person that would thrive in this environment is someone who has tenacity, loves to laugh and likes to be busy.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • 5 years in a customer sales role (B2B, retail, hospitality, small business or similar)
  • Experience selling advertising highly advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal and listening
  • Proven success in achieving sales targets

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position submit your resumé and cover letter to: gm@newspaperhouse.com.au (in your cover letter, list 5 reasons why you are the best candidate for this position). Only applicants who are Australian residents or hold a relevant visa are eligible to apply. No VISA sponsorship available. Previous applicants need not apply.