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Multimedia Sales Consultant 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location RiverTown Multimedia  
City, State Red Wing / Hastings, MN  
Close Date 4/9/2019  

RiverTown Multimedia is seeking a successful, experienced Multimedia Sales Consultant who possesses the knowledge and drive to help local businesses increase market share through real time solutions and products that deliver superior results. This position is responsible for developing and increasing digital revenue by generating new business for RiverTown Multimedia. This will include both project based and regular sales efforts. We have multiple positions available for areas near Hastings, MN and Ellsworth, WI.


  • Actively prospect for new accounts in assigned and unassigned markets.
  • Follow-up on all prospects, account leads, inquiries and assigned accounts in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare list of prospects from other competing markets/ products and inactive accounts.
  • Inform all clients about products being offered.
  • Make appointments; handle correspondence in written, oral and electronic form.
  • Assist on 4-legged sales calls with RTM sales consultants.
  • Sell advantages of RTM digital products and propose programs to current and prospective clients.
  • Obtain pertinent information concerning prospect’s past and current advertising for use in sales presentation.
  • Analyze clients’ needs, use consultative selling techniques and up-sell products
  • Determine rates and calculate total charge for customer.
  • Process orders from clients, including typing advertisement into the computer system, preparing layout when needed, taking payments and marking for follow up.
  • Meet established revenue goals.
  • Assist and train current RTM personnel in the Digital category.
  • Conduct digital seminars for RTM, follow up on leads and successfully close sales.
  • Comply with all forms and orders necessary to facilitate accurate advertising orders.
  • Know and follow all of the policies and procedures inherent to the advertising and production departments.
  • Monitor payments and help collect past due amounts.
  • Assist in creation and sales of innovative and aggressive programs and revenue-generating concepts.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree or five years successful sales experience in digital/newspaper advertising sales and/or equivalent combination of digital education and experience.
  • Basic computer skills, with heavy emphasis on digital product lines in SEM, SEO, Display, Geo Fencing, etc., along with strong competency on a networked Windows PC platform.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and organized.
  • Contagious desire to learn, excel and succeed.
  • Valid driver's license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle with an acceptable level of insurance coverage.
About the Organization Forum Communications Company is a multimedia news company with locations across ND, SD, MN and WI. We have over 1,400 employees that work towards a common goal, delivering quality products and information to our clients and viewers. We publish both print and online versions of our newspapers. We develop websites and apps. We own and operate television and radio stations and offer agency services and sales solutions.

We pretty much do it all!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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