Retail Advertising Sales Representative (1 Year Contract) – Toronto

Our client, a leader in marketing and advertising, is looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial Retail sales rep to join their Team to cover off a one-year contract.

 

About You

Do you like to have fun? Are you good at what you do? Do you love the challenge of bringing new ideas to market? Do you want to work independently, responsible for your own success? If not, don’t bother applying for this position. There are plenty of main-line, corporate, safe jobs out there. We’re not looking for safe and stable. We’re looking for a kindred spirit, who wants to fly out there and make it happen. Carpe Diem.

Ideally, you have 3+ years of experience selling Retail advertising in the Toronto market with a focus on local and regional advertisers, some experience with advertising agencies and a broad network of contacts in the advertising industry.  You are self-motivated, aggressive, creative and independent with a proven sales track record. 

You work hard, think on your feet, like to have fun and know how to close!

 

About the Job

The position offers a tremendous amount of flexibility and reward.  You manage your own schedule working in a home-based office, and report directly to the Regional Sales Director in Calgary.  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 (target 20 Meetings / week)
  • 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 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.)

 

To apply, please send a resume to Shannon Terpstra at [email protected].

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

ST1129

City

Toronto, ON

Remuneration

Competitive compensation package

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Retail Advertising Sales Representative (1 Year Contract) – Toronto

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