Senior Account Executive

Sonoma Media Investments   Santa Rosa, CA   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on January 25, 2023
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Sonoma Media Investments (SMI), an independent, privately-owned multimedia company based in Santa Rosa, is seeking a Senior Account Executive.  Formed in 2012 by a consortium of local investors who recognize the value of quality local journalism, SMI is home to the most-read publications and websites in the affluent Sonoma Valley, north of San Francisco.

 

Each week, seven out of ten North Bay adults – more than 376,000 in total – engage with the many SMI publications and their corresponding websites, including: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Press Democrat (the flagship daily), The Sonoma Index-Tribune, Petaluma Argus-Courier, The North Bay Business Journal, Sonoma Magazine and La Prensa Sonoma (the region’s premier Spanish-language newspaper and website). 

Essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop new business through effective research, prospecting, and consultative selling techniques.

  • Formulate multimedia recommendations that connect solutions to advertiser’s needs.

  • Provide excellent customer service & follow through to sustain long-term relationships.

  • Achieve targeted revenue projections by demonstrating the value of our multimedia advertising products and selling them to small/medium sized local businesses.

  • Collaborate with our talented artists in designing creative campaigns/ads that produce positive results for our customers.

Qualifications
  • Excellent problem solving, communication and facilitation skills.

  • 1+ years marketing, customer service or sales experience required.

  • Proficiency in digital marketing.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience education preferred.

 

Sonoma Media Investment values the contribution of our employees and offers a competitive compensation plan. We also offer an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401K and Paid Time Off.  Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a pre-employment background investigation.

 

This position requires in-person meetings with clients in Sonoma County. Candidates should live in the area or be willing to relocate.

 

Sonoma Media Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer