ESPN Blacksburg, part of Positive Radio Group, is looking to add to our team of radio sales professionals that sell advertising space and on-air time for our radio stations and their websites to businesses throughout the New River Valley and surrounding areas.
Our sales agents must:
Have a passion for selling.
Be a go-getter.
Be computer literate and have proficiency in MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Have an understanding of marketing principles and a creative mind to put together unique ideas for our clients.
Have excellent listening skills and strong curiosity to learn about your clients' business.
Have a proven ability to ask for the business and the courage to ask again.
Conduct face to face meetings with prospective clients.
Maintain and re-sign accounts.
Develop new advertising clients through a relentless drive to generate new business.
Create advertising campaigns for clients that are focused on their marketing needs and growing their business.
Participate in relationship building with the businesses of the area while providing personable and excellent customer service overall.
Have problem solving abilities - someone who sees a problem as an opportunity to develop business.
Possess a belief in your ablility to sell and no fear of being on commission because you know the harder you work the more you make.
Be willing to travel to businesses in the New River Valley and surrounding areas.
Have a reliable vehicle, curent car insurance and a valid drivers license.
Sales deadlines and goals apply. Previous sales experience is required. Additional training is provided. Compensation includes base salary, commission, gas and phone allowance.