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Account Executive 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location WDAY  
City, State Fargo, North Dakota  
Close Date 11/9/2019  
Description

WDAY is looking for a full time Account Executive. This position has great potential for growth and advancement with Forum Communications. In addition to a base salary, we offer aggressive commissions and bonus program with an uncapped earning potential based on your sales. Base pay plus commission earning potential may range from $40-$60K+ annually based on your sales performance. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone eager to excel in a sales career and would be an ideal position for candidates with sales, advertising, marketing, communication and/or public relations degrees or backgrounds. This position will be responsible for the follow:

  • Managing and selling an established account list.
  • Developing new business and servicing those accounts.
  • Traveling to local communities for business.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly sales strategies detailing new business development plans, prospecting targets, as well as activities needed to achieve sales goals.
  • Understand all product offerings and how they provide value to businesses
  • Complete thorough needs analysis for every client and makes clear connections between customer needs and product(s) offered, as well as lend expertise with the creative development of the campaign.
  • Include all appropriate products (print, digital, broadcast) in recommended solutions
  • Demonstrate ability to prepare and deliver customized presentations and maintain an acceptable presentation closing ratio.
  • Provide market data, industry research, spec campaigns, and solutions for customers and prospects.
  • Accurately identify, define, analyze and resolve problems. Follow through to ensure appropriate corrections are made, negotiate and process ad adjustments, as well as work closely with credit department to keep accounts current.
  • Meet revenue goals and maintain an acceptable closing ratio
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly motivated, strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Time management skills while working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment that often includes multiple, concurrent projects.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work in a faced paced environment
 
About the Organization At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.


Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.


Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.


Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

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

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://ForumCommunications.appone.com



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