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Sales Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Brainstorm ideas with sales team - Prepare promotions plans, sales literature, and advertising proposals - Attend sales calls - Participate in proposals - Work on specific deals and accounts with current Account Executives - Learn quantitative and qualitative research - Learn to use internal systems (Wide Orbit, Traffic Procedures, etc) - Participate in sales promotions - Develop sales pieces to present to the sales staff - Learn how to prospect clients in person and via telephone - Learn how to maintain and service accounts - Investigate and resolve customer problems - Creating list of own by seeing sales process through from initial call in/lead through closing and into maintenance of account

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Shift: Full-time Education College degree or equivalent experience. Skills - Must possess exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills - Must be able to utilize research approximately and effectively in presentations - Ability to cold call with resulting in-person appointments - Must demonstrate a high degree of time management and organizational skills - Must be able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and stress - Must demonstrate initiative and ability to manage one’s business with minimal supervision - Great written and interpersonal skills required - Must be a self-starter and independent worker - Must have basic knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) - Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle with appropriate insurance Experience - Equivalent experience in the industry preferred

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to: Janelle Carter Journal Broadcast Group 2330 West Grand Springfield, MO 65802 Fax: 417-865-9643 jacarter@jrn.com

DEADLINE: 2012-12-15