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Account Manager, New Business Development

Account Manager, New Business Development

System ID 
2017-1218
Location 
Edmonton
Job Category (EN) 
Sales
Business 
Metro English Canada

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Job Description (EN)

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Account Manager, New Business Development

 

Metro Edmonton is looking for an energetic and motivated person to join our dynamic sales team in Edmonton. Reporting to the Innovation Sales Manager, the successful candidate will utilize creative strategies to customize a broad range of advertising options, both in print and online. The successful candidate will leverage an innovative mindset to support clients in achieving their business objectives while also achieving company set personal monthly and annual targets.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively prospect and generate new advertising revenue, both in print and online
  • Achieve and exceed allocated sales targets
  • Support various Special Feature and Custom Publishing opportunities
  • Assist clients with building their brand and/or generating awareness about their products, events and/or services
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new clients
  • Respond to client queries and follow-up on all client calls and emails
  • Develop and present persuasive presentations
  • Log daily sales activity into CRM

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION:

  • 2 years of demonstrated sales success in any industry (ie. media, retail, auto, etc.)
  • Relevant post-secondary education would be an asset
  • Dedication to achieving extraordinary results Excellent oral & written presentation, communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent time management skills, highly organized, detail oriented, efficient, ability to meet tight deadlines, ability to set priorities and manage daily tasks
  • Creative and collaborative
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook
  • CRM experience is an asset
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Must be a team player

 

Metro English Canada is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs. If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform Metro English Canada of your requirements.