Interactive Account Executive, Local Retail

The Post and Courier

POSITION DESCRIPTION:    The Interactive Account Executive – Local Retail is responsible for driving interactive advertising revenue, within the Local Retail category, to exceed sales goals.  This position will work with a team of Multimedia Account Executives on the Local Retail team to manage and grow existing client accounts while prospecting individually for new client accounts.  This person will develop a thorough understanding of Post and Courier’s interactive product and service offerings, and they will be able to consult with clients to create and present thorough interactive advertising solutions that will help our clients achieve their goals.  This person will manage long-term customer relationships while maintaining a focus on establishing new clients.  A focus on increasing active accounts and reducing client churn will be key performance indicators.  Our ideal candidate must possess the ability to interact and communicate in a professional and concise manner with a firm grasp on presenting our interactive offerings to key decision makers.


  • Drive new and incremental interactive revenue for the Local Retail category to meet revenue goals
    Manage new and existing accounts with a focus on client satisfaction and retention
    Be the subject matter expert for interactive offerings as they apply to the Local Retail category
    Develop and aggressively grow sales by cross selling existing clients and prospecting for new clients
    Handle the fulfillment of interactive advertising campaigns and monitor campaign performance
    Review campaign reporting with clients to ensure they are seeing the value in their advertising investment
    Train internal staff on interactive offerings and processes
    Collaborate with sales partners and management on special projects
    Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Requirements, minimum education level, and experience:

  • College degree in related discipline or equivalent experience required
    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Possess a competitive spirit and a drive to exceed goals
    Capable of communicating effectively with key decision makers
    Maintain excellent planning/organizational skills and attention to detail
    Able to prioritize and manage time to meet deadlines
    Self-starter able to work independently and within a collaborative team based environment
    Adaptive to change and comfortable handling other essential tasks as assigned.


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