Title: Advertising Manager
Reports to: Group Publisher
Position Type: Full Time
Company/Publication Name: C&G Media Group: CTC&G, HC&G, NYC&G and SFC&G
Location: Norwalk, CT
About Our Company: C&G Media Group delivers the finest home design magazines to residents of America's most affluent communities
Are you: Passionate about Home Furnishings and Luxury Design? An Advertising Manager with regional/national magazine sales experience? Thorough, with a strong customer focus?
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic Advertising Manager to work with our existing sales team to assist in building advertising within our 4 regional titles and to work with an individual book of business. The Advertising Manager will maintain C&G’s client database, provide Management with account updates, reporting and ensure completion and follow up on all RFPs. The AM will be responsible for growing the advertising base, along with ensuring customer satisfaction and achieving budget goals while fulfilling the necessary recording and reporting of activities. A passion and knowledge of home furnishings and luxury products is a must.
To meet and exceed sales goals set by the company.
To articulate the unique strengths of our publications.
Possess superior listening skills and a creative mind to identify opportunities for partnerships.
To plan and direct sales activities through personal sales calls to new and existing clients.
Continually identify, define, and quantify both existing and new revenue opportunities.
Prospect and qualify accounts using existing lists, internet, networking, the company’s prospecting tools, and industry events.
Prepare sales presentations and close schedules.
Ensure customer service satisfaction and good client relationships.
Monitor and report on sales activities and follow up for management.
Participate in company events and charity functions.
Monitor competitors, market conditions and product development.
4+ years of direct selling in print, digital sales and management a plus
Developed client and agency relationships
Excellent presentation skills and a persuasive manner
Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Magazine Manager
Proven ability to achieve sales targets
An upbeat and enthusiastic disposition
Goal driven and achievement oriented
Sense of urgency and high energy
Planning and organizing skills with excellent follow-up
Strong verbal and written communication
Benefits Dental, Health