Advertising Sales Manager wanted

Job Description:

We are a small newspaper looking for an energetic part-time Advertising Sales Manager to drive business engagement with our current advertisers as well as develop new advertising partnerships. This individual will work from home and on-site in our North Seattle office, and be responsible for coordinating all ads placed in the newspaper’s print and digital version. Base pay is $25/hour for up to 20 hours a week, with the possibility of bonuses for meeting or exceeding sales goals.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and expand existing advertising relationships
  • Develop new advertising relationship/ partnerships though contacting potential advertisers
  • Collaborate with editor-in-chief on advertising initiatives
  • Develop and drive advertising goals of the organization
  • Update weekly ad listings

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Ability to interact with a broad set of businesses, presenting both over the phone and in person
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and good follow-through
  • Excellent selling and rapport building skills, strong closing skills and objection handling skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables
  • Proven track record of success through sales
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to see/understand the big picture
  • 1 year inside/outside sales experience preferred
  • Works effectively as an individual and part of a team
  • Ability to use MS Office products including Word and Excel
  • Laptop computer, internet access, ability to work from home

To apply:

Send cover letter and resume to We are hoping to hire someone right away, so get your applications in!

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The Norwegian American is North America's oldest and only Norwegian newspaper, published since May 17, 1889.