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Advertising Sales Representative
The Anderson News

Job Title: Advertising Sales Representative
Company: The Anderson News
Category: Advertising
Contact Person: Ben Carlson
Contacts Title: Publisher
City/State/Zip: Lawrenceburg KY, 40342

The Anderson News is looking for an advertising sales representative. The weekly paper is located in Lawrenceburg, Ky., in Bluegrass Country and the heart of the Bourbon Trail. This is a 40-hour exempt position that includes an annual salary plus a commission plan and reports to the publisher. The newspaper offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits. The newspaper can also be found online at .


  • Newspaper or other media advertising sales experience preferred
  • College degree preferred
  • Strong listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement sales presentations
  • Must be computer proficient
  • Ability to overcome objections and work under considerable amount of pressure meeting deadlines and quotas
  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license
  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently

Essential Functions

  • Conduct outside sales calls on businesses in order to grow revenue from new accounts and existing accounts
  • Maintain day-to-day process of getting ads in the newspaper
  • Develop new customer prospects
  • Meet or exceed monthly and annual sales goals
  • Assist customers with basic ad layout and design and develop spec ads
  • Develop and make sales presentations
  • Travel throughout assigned territory (local) to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit business and/or talk with customers by phone
  • Research and analyze the Anderson County market for new business opportunities
  • Assist in collection of past due accounts.

Please apply at under Job Opportunities.