Advertising Sales Account Manager
Southern California Media Group - Greater Orange County, CA area
Busy regional magazine and web publisher seeks a dynamic, creative advertising sales professional to represent WHERE Magazine, WHERE GuestBook, WhereOC.com, SoCalPulse.com and PERFORMANCES Magazine. These publications serve the growing travel and theater markets. This is a fast-paced and innovative environment, often with multiple competing deadlines, so the ability to diligently multi-task is an invaluable skill. The ideal candidate will possess excellent sales and communication skills, be familiar with the Orange County dining, theater, shopping and arts scene, be positive and service oriented. You will be based in our Costa Mesa office and often travel locally. Due to our subject matter, successful candidate will need to attend restaurant and gallery openings, plays and other arts/hospitality related events.
Manage existing business and pursue new business opportunities.
Maintain constant awareness of advertiser activity in order to identify new business opportunities.
Represent Southern California Media Group with a high level of integrity and knowledge and act as a resource for all clients and agencies.
Collaborate with the LA and SD sales teams to share information and resources.
Maintain a comprehensive understanding of available advertising opportunities, website information and resources.
Liaise with the marketing department to assist with the development of proposals, internal and client reporting, and all sales-related materials.
Desired Skills & Experience
2+ years in sales, preferably in media or advertising
Contacts in restaurants, retail and attractions desirable
Mac OS and Excel savvy - experience with Salesforce is advantageous
Self motivated and ambitious
Strong understanding of our business and the San Diego advertising community
Ability to deliver accurate, professional work under tight deadlines
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent communication and customer service skills
About Southern California Media Group
Southern California Media Group proudly publishes WHERE Magazine, WHERE Guestbook, PERFORMANCES Magazine and various travel, theater and electronic publications for Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.
Southern California Media Group also offers expert custom publishing services including design, production and sales. Southern California Media Group are recipients of various awards in publication excellence, most recently being awarded a Maggie for Best Annual Publication for WHERE GuestBook San Diego.
Industries: Advertising, Travel, Performing Arts, Publishing, Marketing
Compensation: salary, commission, bonus, life, health and dental insurance, profit sharing, cellphone and car allowance
Please do not apply if you do not currently reside in the Southern California area.
Southern California Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Company DescriptionSouthern California Media Group publishes print and digital assets for the travel and theater markets.
-WHERE Magazine and WHERE GuestBook for Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego. These monthly, quarterly and annual publications are placed in-room in 620- 3, 4 and 5-star luxury hotel properties and are a part of the WHERE network reaching 70 cities worldwide.
-Our consumer website, SoCalPulse.com guides thousands of viewers per day to the best in arts, food and entertainment. Our summertime treat, HollywoodBowlPicnic.com covers the foodie market from the picnic prespective.
-PERFORMANCES Magazine is the official theater program for 19 crown-jewel symphony, opera, theatrical, dance and music venues including the Hollywood Bowl, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Center Theatre Group, LA Opera, LA Philharmonic, Geffen Playhouse, The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego Opera, San Diego Symphony and many others.
-Custom publishing products assist tourism bureaus in Hollywood, Westwood, Orange County and San Diego.
-Visit SoCalMedia.com for more information.