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Associate Sales Manager- Call Center

The Company:

Gannett is a media and marketing solutions company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing companies that provides consumers easy access to the things that matter most to them – any way and anywhere.

Star Media is proud to be a member of the Gannett Company.  Gannett is a leading international news and information company with 23 broadcast stations, 85 daily newspapers, including The Indianapolis Star and USA TODAY, -- and associated Web sites – plus nearly 1,000 non-daily publications and USA WEEKEND. 

Star Media provides customers with the means to deliver their message to the right audience in the most effective way. From online to print to direct mail, Star Media encompasses an array of products including The Indianapolis Star, Local Living, Deal Chicken, cars.com, apartments.com and indystar.com.

The Department:

Our Sales and Marketing department is an energetic and fast-paced sales team who is devoted to being a World Class Sales Organization.  If you’re looking for a rewarding challenge, Star Media is the place to be!

Star Media, a Gannett Company, has an opportunity for an experienced, results-oriented Associate Sales Manager – Call Center. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading and directing  high performance , local-accounts inside sales team dedicated to providing comprehensive media solutions to various business segments, including, but not limited to employment, real estate, legal, obituary, commercial and private party advertising.

 

In addition, the Associate Sales Manager – Called Center will attain results by ensuring that the business unit meets and/or exceeds revenue expectations, develops and executes a clear Sales Planning strategy, and provides leadership that is positive and encouraging to the vision and goals of the organization.

 Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education/experience and/or training

3-5 years Sales Management experience

Proven record of successfully leading in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment

Ability to build and manage a B2B sales organization

Ability to maintain a deep and broad understanding of the market (customers, prospects, key trends)

Possess an understanding of competitive media in the market

Strong communication, sales, negotiation and influencing skills (both written and oral)

Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 

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Location: 
GannettLocal Indianapolis , IN
United States
Date Posted: 
January 31, 2012