Gannett Digital is seeking a work-at-home local account executive in the Columbia, SC area (may also be hiring in other U.S. cities) with a passion for finding the best local businesses in town and connecting with them to offer great deals for customers. You must be outgoing, persistent, and driven.
Requirements (from listing):
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Must be self-motivated and able to work independently, with minimal supervision.
- Strong knowledge of local market and its local businesses.
- Two years sales experience – advertising or related B-to-B sales – required. Digital sales experience preferred.
- Experience canvassing and cold calling, with a documented track record of sales success.
- Proficient at conducting needs analysis.
- Organized and committed to maintaining customer relationship management data.
- Marketing or public relations experience also a plus.
- Must be familiar with and passionate about the digital world, especially social media.
- Experience with and/or passion for social commerce, daily deals, and local businesses/experiences preferred.
- Excellent written, verbal, and presentations skills.