The Chicago Sun-Times is the hardest-working paper in America, covering the stories and issues that matter most to Chicago’s working women and men with depth, integrity, and grit. Winner of eight Pulitzer Prizes, the Sun-Times features hard-hitting investigative reporting, in-depth political coverage, insightful sports analysis, entertainment reviews and cultural commentary, both in print and online.
The Chicago Sun-Times sales team builds client relationships by using a consultative approach to understand their business and the challenges they face. We are seeking an experienced sales professional who is passionate about growing new business and delivering positive results for clients.
- Grow business for Chicago Sun-Times Media using strong business acumen and a consultative sales approach
- Develop new business revenue and relationships including facilitating orders, organizing creative, reporting on monthly campaigns, and more.
- Prospect, cold call, and network to develop new relationships and close new business in the market
- Work with key stakeholders and decision makers to build client relationships and increase revenues
- Partner closely with internal marketing and product teams
- Achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue goals with new accounts
- Achieve digital revenue goals and be a steward of the Chicago Sun-Times digital business as it grows in the market
**Although we are working remotely at this time due to COVID restrictions, the person in this role would need to reside in the Chicagoland area and be available to come into the office as business needs dictate.
- 2-3 years background in digital media, advertising, media/marketing solutions, and other relevant areas highly preferred
- High achiever with a Bachelors degree in the marketing/communications area or similar degree or comparable education/experience
- Strong interpersonal and phone-based communication and presentation skills
- Must be a self-driven, highly-motivated innovator
What we offer
- Opportunity to work with a team of forward-thinking professionals in a collaborative, sharing, positive culture
- Competitive compensation plan and a comprehensive benefits package
- Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
- Opportunity to be part of an iconic brand!
Sun-Times Media Productions, LLC does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law.