The Frederick News-Post is hiring an Inside Sales Support person to join our inside sales team. The successful candidate will be comfortable completing data entry tasks as well as speaking on the phone with several people each day to discuss advertising opportunities.
> Identify prospects using other publications, the internet, our internal system, etc.
> Call prospective customers in order to persuade potential customers to purchase an ad.
> Sell advertising for special sections and pages.
> Communicate respectfully and politely with potential customers at all time.
> Answer calls and emails for classified ads and obituaries to be placed in The Frederick News-Post.
> Assist customers that walk-in to the building with their ads and obituaries.
> Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
> Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed.
> Must have accurate data entry skills with strong attention to detail.
Skills and Qualifications:
Self-motivated, Results Driven, Persistence, Adaptability, Initiative, Time Management, Customer Service, Selling to Customer Needs, Prospecting Skills, Motivation for Sales, Handles Rejection, Professionalism, Product Knowledge, Accurate Data Entry
High school diploma/GED required
Eager to expand company with new sales, clients, and territories
Comfortable making cold calls and talking to new people
Excellent verbal communication skills
In-depth understanding of company services and its position in the industry
Ability to type minimum 40 WPM (words per minute)
Persuasive and goal-oriented
Possesses an energetic, professional, and friendly demeanor
Able to work accurately under stress and pressure to meet competing deadlines
Interested applicants may email a resume and cover letter to: Jobs@newspost.com. Please include job title in subject line of email.
You may also come by and complete an application anytime Mon. – Fri. 8:30am – 4:30pm: 351 Ballenger Center Drive, Frederick, MD.
Location/Region: Frederick, MD