Account Executive-Sheboygan, Wisconsin

O'Rourke Media Group   Sheboygan, WI   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on June 27, 2024

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for an Account Executive to sell advertising and marketing solutions to local businesses in Sheboygan County and surrounding areas.  This position is based out of our office in Kiel, WI.   

Our Sheboygan business comprises the Sheboygan Sun, a free newspaper that is distributed via the post office to close to 40,000 households each week, and a growing local news website, and have a full service, internal digital agency.     

We provide an excellent support and service infrastructure, a winning, positive company culture, no weekend work hours, plenty of time off (PTO and paid holidays), casual dress code and career growth opportunities for those that deliver results.  

During the interview process, you’ll meet our management team and have a chance to check things out in person for a few hours or up to a half day.  Transparency is very important to us as we are searching for people that want to help build the company long-term. 

If you excel at building relationships, and are results-driven, competitive and money motivated, this could be a great opportunity. 

Job Expectations:

  • Develop leads and prospect for potential advertisers by leveraging all touchpoints-email, phone, Google Meet, social media, and in-person
  • Present and sell omnichannel advertising solutions to new and existing advertisers
  • Clearly communicate payment terms upfront when closing sales
  • Work closely with the fulfillment team to maximize advertising campaign results
  • Provide great service to retain advertisers
  • Secure appointments to help develop digital agency sales
  • Network and engage with chambers, rotary clubs, social media groups and events in the market to build relationships and support the business community
  • Consistently achieve your goals and grow your book of business

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in customer service, sales, or other related fields
  • Above average technical skills
  • Strong time management skills, organized, deadline and detail-oriented

Compensation/Benefits

We offer a competitive compensation plan, medical (no deductibles), dental, vision and life insurance benefits, a 401 (k) plan with company match, car allowance and laptop.  Interested candidates should forward their resume or linked in profile details to COO Caleb Anderson at canderson@orourkemediagroup.com

 About the Company

O’Rourke Media Group is a fast-growing company that owns and operates hyper-local, community newspapers, websites, niche publications and a full-service digital agency.  We are family-owned and mission-driven to save newspapers and local media companies by investing in the people, resources and technology needed to thrive for many years to come.  We believe that every community can benefit from a well-run, properly resourced, local newspaper and website.  Our News teams produce hyper-local, high interest local news and accurate and trustworthy reporting.  Our Sales and Digital Fulfillment teams bring omnichannel advertising solutions to local businesses in the communities we serve.

O’Rourke Media Group now operates in nine states and 38 markets with 51 publications and hyper-local websites. We started from ground zero in December 2018, totally bootstrapped, confident and with an entrepreneurial mindset.