Advertising Sales Executive - Minneapolis
Do you want to be a part of a positive and fun organization? Liturgical Publications Inc is growing its Advertising Sales team nationwide. We are looking for sales professionals that want to drive new business development and make an immediate impact on local communities.
A Week in Your New Career
Build relationships with an existing LPi customer by working from their church office. Your days will be spent making phone calls and visiting local businesses on behalf of our customers to help get their advertising word out in the local community! The new ad revenue you generate from local businesses allows LPi to provide print and digital solutions to the customer at minimal cost.
Characteristics that make you successful
A hunter mentality – this role is 100% new business development
2 years of proven B2B sales experience or recent college grads with B2B sales experience (preferred but not required)
Self-motivation and highly developed organizational skills
Adaptability to work in a different location each week (Mon.-Thurs.)
Prior success with telephone cold calling
Experience prospecting your own leads
A solid understanding of Microsoft Office (esp. Excel, Word, and Outlook)
Salesforce.com or similar CRM experience
Exceptional time management skills and organizational skills
Willingness to travel overnight up to 45% (about 6 nights/month)
Resilience and ability to close sales in a short cycle environment
Persistence to make a large volume of phone calls in a day (70 calls +)
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and current auto insurance
Compensation & Benefits
Full-time, W-2 position
Commission based with draw that does not require you to reconcile against future commissions.
Additional bonus opportunities and Sales Award/Recognition trips
Medical/Dental Insurance with HSA account
401(k) w/ company match
Paid time off for holidays, vacations, and personal days
Expenses (including mileage) reimbursed weekly
Training: You will complete two weeks of paid training in a classroom environment and in the field. Continual coaching and training are available to develop your skills and ensure your continued success!
Liturgical Publications Inc (LPi) is the industry leader in stewardship communications that serve as a single source for connecting communities through printed materials and online services. With a full slate of digital, print, communication and consultative coaching products and services, LPI is helping parishes and community organizations extend their community and communicate the Good News. Family-owned since 1972 and backed by industry-leading customer service, LPi builds relationships with nearly 100,000 local businesses to support its more than 4,000 customers with advertising.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
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