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Sales, PT Employee
The Archdiocese of Denver, Office of Communications (Denver, CO)
Advertising Sales Representative
The Denver Catholic Register and El Pueblo Catolico
Part-time advertising sales representative responsible for selling classified and display print ads as well as online ads for the Denver Catholic Register and El Pueblo Catolico newspapers. This is a commission only position and does not include benefits.
Maintain existing advertising accounts; establish annual, monthly, or weekly scheduled buys for customers based upon their company needs
Acquire new accounts; receive incoming interest in ads; generate leads for new business and follow up on assigned leads;
Write ad copy and help with design layout when necessary; proof each ad for accuracy
Follow sales department procedures for reporting ad sales for insertion and invoicing; acquire advanced payment on all new ads; respond to customer inquiries related to invoicing and proper ad run in newspaper; assist in collections by making calls to customers who are past due and discontinuing sales to customers who have not made payments
Meet assigned sales goal on a weekly, monthly and annual basis
Ability to work on deadline in a timely and organized manner; attention to detail and excellent communications skills; team-oriented attitude; basic skills, solid computer skills and the ability to learn graphic design; excellent customer service skills; exhibit sound judgment in discerning whether ads are appropriate to the mission of the Denver Catholic Register and El Pueblo Catolico. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
100% Commission salesperson; 14% of collected revenue for DCR print ads, 20% for EPC print ads and 20% for DCR or EPC online ads. (176)