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Business Development Manager / Civitas Media, Central Ohio newspaper

Civitas Media has an immediate opening at one of our daily newspapers in Central Ohio.

As the Business Development Manager you will coach, train and manage your team. You will be commissioned to foster an environment of growth, opportunity and development for the entire team. Your responsibilities will include setting sales goals, developing new revenue, fostering exceptional customer service, training sales professionals, setting and meeting revenue budgets and representing the paper in the community.

We are looking for someone with a positive attitude with a successful track record of driving print and online revenue in a competitive market, someone who will provide motivation, leadership, fresh ideas, and demonstrate a can-do attitude.

The successful candidate will possess strong organizational, communication and computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Working knowledge of CRM will be a plus.

The BDM leads cross-selling efforts in print and on the Web, and works collaboratively with his/her peers in a regional group of sister publications. Applicants must possess a demonstrated familiarity with the Internet, as well as the ability to think strategically, to identify opportunities and to work well with a team. A college degree in advertising or marketing is preferred but not required. Five years of sales experience and previous media sales management experience are required.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package with the opportunity for professional growth and development. Benefits include salary plus commission, vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, 401(k) retirement savings program, medical, dental, and much more.

If you love building relationships with clients then this is the job for you. As a key player on the Civitas Media revenue development team, you will be afforded endless professional development possibilities.

The position reports to the Regional Business Development Manager for Central Ohio.

If this sounds like the position for you please send your resume with references via email to: jclark@civitasmedia.com.