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Date Listed 22-Jan-17
Address , Oakville Halton Region, ON,
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Company METROLAND MEDIA GROUP LTD
Job Type Full-Time

ABOUT US

Where do you find your local community news? How do you stay connected to new and old businesses in your community? Metroland Media is a communication company built on a strong history of providing the news to Ontario’s door steps for over 100 years. In this ever growing industry we have continued to evolve, allowing us to become the industry leaders. Flyers, magazines, trade shows, digital advertising and distribution is a snapshot of our companies breadth. If you are looking for a dynamic company built on a strong history within your community, look no further.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Are you a high energy individual seeking new challenges? Are you a person who is independent and enjoys networking relationship building? Servicing and growing an existing client base, the Account Representative continuously increases sales revenue and maintains strong business relationships with top local companies. The individual is accountable for acquiring new accounts through various strategies including generating leads, networking with key decision makers and active researching. They are also responsible for introducing and selling innovative marketing solutions to local small and medium-sized businesses while achieving aggressive revenue targets. Reporting directly to the Regional Sales Manager this position will reside at the Halton location in our Forever Young department. This position will provide candidates, including recent graduates, the opportunity to gain sales exposure and to be part of one of Canada&'s leading community media companies. We will provide you with the support and training you will need in order to be successful. Your career starts here!

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Networking with local leading companies through sourcing leads, cold calling, and research, resulting in sales of multi-media platforms.
  • The desire to consistently attain and/or surpass sales and hitting revenue targets to earn market competitive incentives.
  • Inspire and excite customers with your own creative and effective advertising solutions and play a key role in the overall success of the organization.
  • Keep connected with both new and existing clients to encourage ongoing sales as well as integrate new products to offer a more robust portfolio.
  • Provide consulting, using out-of-the-box thinking for creating proposals to meeting customer&'s marketing needs.
  • Develop and maintain strong business relationships with decision makers to build lucrative business opportunities.
  • Interact with a variety of personalities and ensure superior customer satisfaction through professional customer service.
  • Negotiate and structure sales agreements with new and existing customers while maintain positive business relationships.
  • Work with an energetic, supportive and team-oriented department while simultaneously achieving your own independent goals.
  • As part of this role, you will be required to handle credit card information. Metroland Media is PCI compliant company, and requires people in this role to take PCI training to handle cards in a safe and compliant manner.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Degree or Diploma in Business or in a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years Sales experience with a proven history of achieving and surpassing sales targets and unprecedented drive for results.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent presentation skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Work, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to interact with cross functional teams, salespeople, support staff and executives.
  • Motivated self-starter with discipline to work independently to achieve sales targets.
  • Superior customer skills including having the ability to placate challenging and demanding clients.
  • Valid Driver&'s licence and reliable vehicle.


OUR AODA COMMITMENT

Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.
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