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Digital marketing sales/underwriting positions available

 

Do you love small businesses? Are you great at talking with people? Do you believe in buying local? Do you think a smarter Tucson is a better Tucson?

If you answered "Yes!" then read on. You may be just the person we're looking for!

TucsonSentinel.com seeks to expand our underwriting team with a few more creative and hard-working sales executives. We're looking for a self-starter who can connect our publication with local small businesses and other organizations who need new customers throughout Southern Arizona.

You'd be a key part of the team, work directly with businesses in our community, have a variety of accounts, and help grow a sustainable local independent news outlet that's already a nationally recognized leader in the field.

TucsonSentinel.com is a nonprofit news organization focused on providing professional reporting on important community issues to Southern Arizona. We rely on support from local readers and underwriting from Tucson's small business community. We're looking for capable and effective sales professionals to expand our revenues and help us bring even more quality coverage to Tucson.

Do you have experience in media sales and/or underwriting? Are you interested in working with TucsonSentinel.com to expand our portfolio of sponsors? Interested in generous commission possibilities — up to 30 percent, with a high potential? Talk to us today!

Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage underwriting relationships
  • Work with sponsors to craft creative, effective messaging
  • Proactively recommend innovative opportunities
  • Research potential sponsors

Required

  • Strong communication skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Fearless cold-caller with the ability to connect with people
  • Must be detail-oriented, analytical, organized, and produce high-quality work on tight deadlines
  • Genuine curiosity, strategic thinking and the ability to learn
  • Ability to work independently and to achieve success based on your own initiative, as well as collaborate on projects
  • Deep appreciation for Tucson's civic culture

Preferred

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in online advertising sales and/or nonprofit underwriting/fundraising
  • Understanding of digital advertising concepts
  • Experience with online tools, including CRMs and collaboration platforms
  • Experience in a sales support role with superior client service skills

If you think you have what it takes, please contact us. Send a cover letter detailing your experience and your resume to ads@tucsonsentinel.com.

TucsonSentinel.com is an equal opportunity employer and contractor and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification prescribed by applicable laws.

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