USA TODAY NETWORK Venturescreates impactful consumer engagements and experiences through world-class events, promotions, races and technology. We strive to exceed expectations, create unforgettable memories and drive value for our partners while leveraging our reputable institutions, including USA TODAY and more than 250 local media brands. The events and promotions that we build inspire pride in local communities and connect local and national businesses with highly engaged audiences. We are an industry leader and drive results from coast to coast. USATVentures.com
Selling and servicing new and existing Sponsorship accounts for Ventures Events
Ability to prepare presentations and activations for all upcoming consumer shows utilizing resources from the Department.
Introducing Dispatch Sales reps and selling new or existing clients on the benefits of the consumer show.
Attain individual shows sales goals as established by management.
Ongoing education of the consumer show to internal customers and development of new business.
Stay informed and current on the evolving changes of each consumer show.
Work with outside vendor companies to activations with current or potential sponsors.
Complete required sales reports to management, meeting deadlines.
On site attendance for each of the consumer shows.
Perform any other tasks as assigned.
RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS:
This position will have a great deal of contact with outside and inside customers.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer skills
Must be able to work well with all other employees in the department.
Minimum of two years experience in outside sales, preferably in advertising sales.
Proficient in MS Window, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Job Family: Event Sales