Account Executive, Sales - Barrie, ON

Barrie, ON Full-time

BarrieToday.com, a part of the dynamic Village Media network, is searching for a talented and motivated Account Executive to fill a full-time position in Barrie for our rapidly growing local news and information website. 

 

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is passionate about helping to connect businesses with our large local audience.

 

The Account Executive is entrusted to develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with local businesses, agencies or individuals and work with them to reach their target audience through various BarrieToday.com advertising channels and services.

The Account Executive will:

  • Develop and manage revenue-producing relationship with clients and agencies

  • Prospect for new business using sales funnel techniques

  • Analyze client marketing goals and develop needs-based solutions to achieve them

  • Manage and take responsibility for the schedule of deliverables and campaigns of each client, being primary point of contact and managing all customer care and service

  • Oversee campaign execution and analysis

  • Work collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue

  • Use web analytic tools to understand sales opportunities and statistics required for sales presentations

  • Work cohesively with other Village Media staff both locally based and across the network

Minimum qualifications for the position include:

  • While not a requirement, a track record of sales success in a local media setting is an asset

  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Integrity

  • Hard-working, relationship-builder with a winning attitude

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Proficient with Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and other Google applications

  • Some travel may be necessary

  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record required

This position frequently requires the successful candidate to meet and engage with clients at their place of business. Generally, hours of work are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but there is sometimes a need to work in the evenings and on weekends in special circumstances.

About Village Media:

 

Village Media is an ever-expanding network of local news and community websites. We focus on providing local stories written by local journalists in the communities we serve. In addition to local news, our sites offer weather, events, obituaries and a wide range of community information. We are proud members of the cities where we operate. We support local events and charitable causes and recognize our neighbours’ achievements.  We are more than just news: Village Media is all about community.


Village Media is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, programs, and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact hr@villagemedia.ca.

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