Retail Advertising Sales Representative – 1 Year Maternity Leave

ABOUT OUR CLIENT

Our client launched in 2002 with the vision of leveraging the incredible traffic and key demographic delivered by major Canadian grocery and retail chains. The company has evolved into a national media player, growing aggressively, making it one of the Profit 500 fastest growing companies in Canada, for four years in a row.

Our client’s products are unique, maximizing new advertising Media Vehicles with no direct competitors. Having extreme success across the country in delivering quality messages to consumers, the target audience is limited only by their imagination. The company’s clients have included national advertisers, regional advertisers and smaller local players.

We’re looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial Retail Advertising Sales Representative to cover off a one-year Maternity leave.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

Are you someone who applies passion to their work? Are you interested in working for a company that likes to have fun, but also loves the challenge of introducing new concepts to market and bringing ideas to life? We’re looking for an individual who has that drive to work independently, who wants to take ownership for their own success, who takes pride in their ability to close in order to get the job done, and an eagerness to make things happen!

 

ABOUT THE JOB:

The position offers a tremendous amount of flexibility and reward, meaning you’re in charge of your own success! You have the freedom to manage your own schedule working in a home-based office, and will report directly to the Regional Sales Director. Currently you will be the only rep in the entire GTA – a huge opportunity, with no cap, and no territory limitations throughout the GTA!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prospecting for new accounts
  • Manage and grow a portfolio of existing/previous advertiser accounts
  • Cold calling on small, medium and large advertisers either directly or through their Ad Agency
  • Attaining and/or surpassing sales targets
  • Creating proposals for prospective advertisers
  • Providing our valued customers with creative and effective advertising solutions
  • Assisting clients with ad designs and coordinating with Production
  • Share success and ideas with a dynamic team of co-workers

 

MUST HAVE’S: 

  • 3+ years of industry relevant Media Sales experience, with a focus on local advertisers.
  • Ability to close the deal
  • Strong network, relationships and proven sales results
  • A creative mindset which will allow you to source new clients and new opportunities
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong Expertise in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • The right attitude – driven, passionate, persistent, strategic, accountable and fun

 

PREFER TO HAVE: 

  • OOH sales experience
  • Familiarity with Advertising Agencies and how they operate
  • Relationships with the local Advertising community and Agencies
  • Some research knowledge with the ability to use numbers to back up your presentations
  • A University degree
  • Familiarity with CRM systems (Microsoft CRM, Salesforce.com etc.)

 

REMUNERATION:

Competitive base salary, with uncapped potential on commission earnings as well as car and phone allowances.

 

If you possess the right attitude, experience and work ethic, we look forward to receiving your resume and speaking with you at your earliest convenience. Please note that only those candidates who we view as suitable for the position will be contacted to move forward in the interview process. Don’t delay, as we are looking to have you up and running by October 1st!

If you’d like to be considered for the position, please send your resume and cover letter as well as any other relative documentation to Darren Faria at darren.faria@summitsearchgroup.com

 

Summit Search Group is a fair and equitable search firm. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

Job ID

DF0807

City

Toronto, ON

Remuneration

Competitive compensation

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