Created on Thursday, 11 October 2012 19:11
Written by Terry Lucas
The Pitt News Job Description Account Executive Accountability: Business Manager, Sales Manager, Advertising Advisor Responsibilities: Service all the advertising needs of businesses within a given geographic territory. Market The Pitt News advertising opportunities to these accounts, selling advertising space adequate to meet monthly sales quota. Specific Duties: 1. Maintain in-person contacts with all accounts as required to sell display advertising for The Pitt News, special sections, inserts, online and classified advertising. 2. Sign clients to contracts, and develop long-term advertising plans. 3. Provide creative suggestions, design spec ads or campaigns to assists accounts with effectiveness in advertising. 4. Prospect by cold calling and preparing encompassing presentations for new businesses. 5. Process necessary paperwork for ad insertion, billing and credit. Check and adjust ad proofs. 6. Maintains daily sales logs, including call reports, prospecting forms and time register. 7. Review monthly account advertising linage reports and previous year's newspapers to make sure all accounts are called on. 8. Attends sales meetings, monthly one-on-ones and training sessions. 9. Work a minimum of 15 hours per week, scheduled between 9 and 5 daily. Post regular office hours with managers. 10. Performs any other duties relating to the business/advertising department as requested by the supervisor.
*Must be a full time undergraduate Pitt student