News We’re hiring – Online and Print Advertising Representative



Job Purpose:
The advertising representative position will be responsible for sales of online services and print publications and directories in San Luis Obispo and South County. He or she will manage and successfully execute the sales process including lead generation, prospect qualification, face-to-face meetings, webinars, online demos, contract negotiations and closing. He or she will serve as lead sales contact for the project from sales generation to sales close and then ad layout and approval.

Primary products to sell and represent:
San Luis Obispo County Visitors Guide,
Central Coast Active magazine,
Web site development,
Local Search Optimization,

Primary Responsibilities:
• Prospecting/Lead Generation
• Cold calling and setting appointments for live demos
• Client qualification
• Client presentations
• Face to face meetings
• Conducting live demos and sales webinars
• Proposal creation
• Contract creation and negotiation
• Closing clients
• Client referrals
• Networking activities in San Luis Obispo County
• Setting goals and priorities
• Sales tool development & implementation
• Daily, weekly, monthly & quarterly reporting
• Assist with strategy, direction and planning
• Maintain client relationships
• Continuous communication with the Marketing Department to ensure consistent message
• Manage sales cycle through Salesforce with clear and up to date documentation
• Work with customer on ad design/ information and layout getting customers final approval.

Key Traits/Characteristics/Experience
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Comfortable building relationships by phone
• Technically skilled and driven to innovate sales methods
• Ability to paint the big picture
• Working with business owners
• Goal oriented and track record of goal achievement
• Detailed oriented
• Customer service background
• Ability to convince others of a need
• Experience in selling both product and service
• Understanding of Behavioral Assessments
• Strong belief in the product
• High ambition and discipline
• 5+ years in consultative sales

Position Statistics
• Quota achievement
• Appointments set
• Demos completed
• New client acquisition
• Sales Process Ratios
• Accurate and continuous use of Salesforce

Please submit your resume by email to

By Scott Brennan
Access Publishing
607 Creston Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446
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