MediaNews Group, Inc.

Account Executive

Job Locations US-CA-Woodland Hills
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/27/2020 11:07 AM)
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Southern California News Group (SCNG), with its full suite of multi-platform editorial and advertising products, is one of the most powerful and influential media companies in Southern California. Our family of eleven (11) daily newspapers, associated websites, social media channels, weekly newspapers, magazines and creative marketing services form a powerful communications tool that can drive your company’s message home in America’s 2nd largest market.  Our digital division, Adtaxi, is a client-centric organization that brings scale, precision, and sophistication to digital marketing. Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, Adtaxi helps advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions.  We are an extensive, integrated network of local brands that attract audiences in markets that matter.  #SCNG #Associate #LI-JG1



We're looking for a successful outside sales professional to join our team in Chatsworth, CA, with an appetite for building new business.  If you have a media sales background, we want to talk to you.  We offer a competitive base salary with monthly uncapped commissions. Our advertising product suite allows businesses to achieve their marketing objectives by designing custom campaigns that deliver the highest-value and return on their investment.  As a new business development executive, your primary mission is to focus on developing new customers.  In this business-to-business sales role, you will drive the relationship and sale from start to finish.  You will identify opportunities, present to decision makers and close new business.  Responsibilities include:

  • Generate and identify new sales opportunities using multiple outbound channels and strategies
  • Develop a deep understanding of prospects objectives and challenges and deliver solutions against these elements
  • Conduct a consistently high volume of booked product demonstrations or discovery meetings with fully qualified prospects
  • Build and manage an active pipeline through the sales cycle to deal close
  • Internally partner with management, marketing, sales operations and delivery teams to collaborate and drive business
  • Deliver against monthly sales targets and pipeline commitments
  • Track all your activity in our CRM and related tools
  • Continually develop digital advertising industry knowledge


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 4+ years of successful consultative B2B advertising sales experience
  • Experience with programmatic RTB display ads, SEM, SEO, and Google Analytics a plus
  • Strong negotiation and accurate forecasting skills
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • A creative thinker with excellent customer service and organization skills; and the ability to build strong relationships and exercise excellent follow-up
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google business applications for email, calendars, and document storage
  • Proficient at setting personal goals and achieving them
  • Contribute to a positive, constructive and can-do atmosphere to make the department and company more effective


Extra awesome stuff we like to see:

You are motivated and driven, you like taking on challenges, finding creative solutions, helping people, helping yourself, you have a sense of humor, you like to have fun – and you think on your feet!

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As an applicant, all your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. SCNG is an equal opportunity employer who supports a diverse workforce. We offer competitive wages and benefit packages that include medical, dental, vision, 401(K) plan and more.  


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