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NOW HIRING: SPECIAL PROJECT SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Start Date: August 1, 2017
Reports to: Publisher
Location: Work from Review offices in Vankleek Hill, some days travelling in Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec.

The Review is an award-winning weekly community newspaper located in Vankleek Hill, Ontario. Come join us at the forefront of grassroots local journalism in a community rich in arts, culture and political diversity. Vankleek Hill is located halfway between Montreal and Ottawa, about one hour’s drive from both cities. If you like working with local business owners, letting your creativity show and like going home at night knowing you made a difference, come join us!

Structure: Approximately 37.5 hours hours/week. Commission-based, so manage your own workday!
Schedule is flexible.

DESCRIPTION:
This contract position is for advertising sales for The Review’s specialty colour glossy publications. If you are looking for something interesting (this means you hate boredom) and like to work on projects and take a break in between each project, this is the perfect job for you!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare and deliver sales presentations to new and existing customers in specialty publication in print
and online.
Maintain assigned account base while developing new accounts.
Process all correspondence and paperwork related to accounts.
Email/deliver advertising or illustration proofs to customers for approval.
Locate and contact potential clients in order to offer advertising services.
Provide clients with estimates of the costs of advertising products or services.
Recommend appropriate sizes and formats for advertising.
Inform customers of available options for advertisement artwork, and provide samples.
Obtain and study information about clients’ products, needs, problems, advertising history, and business
practices in order to offer effective sales presentations and appropriate product assistance.
Prepare or have sample advertisements prepared within the selected medium for presentation to customers.
Write copy as part of layout plan, take digital photographs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bilingualism is a must.
• Must have valid driver’s license, own or have access to transportation during the day and evening and own digital camera.
• Self-starter who can take direction and contribute ideas. Good knowledge of social media.
• Sales experience is an asset.

Interested?: Email your curriculum vitae, to Review publisher Louise Sproule:
[email protected]

We appreciate all applications, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.