The Columbia Valley Pioneer is seeking Advertising Sales representatives for our weekly newspaper and magazine publications in the Columbia Valley. We have an opening for a full-time position and would also consider a part-time position for a suitable candidate.
We are a community-focused newspaper with high standards, both for content and appearance. We work hard, we have a great team, and we love our community. Our newspaper print run is 8,000 copies each Friday and we also produce several annual publications: The Columbia Valley Map Book, Columbia Valley Homes and Lifestyles magazine, Radium Hot Springs magazine, Columbia Valley Weddings magazine, Invermere and Radium Map Pads, Columbia Valley Business magazine and the Columbia Valley Dining Guide.
We are seeking someone who is a team player with organizational skills, sales experience, strong inter-personal skills and knowledge in sales and marketing.
The ideal candidate must be motivated and take the initiative to sell multiple media products, including online advertising. You must also be able to work with existing and new customers and find ways to grow sales and income.
You will be responsible for maintaining a high level of service to existing customers, qualifying new business prospects, and building an active, high potential prospect list. You will act as the Columbia Valley Pioneer’s front line to the business community, devising and implementing marketing initiatives and campaigns for the newspaper and its special publications in order to support sales and assist in the development of new business.
We are looking for someone with prior experience in a sales position with a successful track record; someone who has strong written and verbal communications and exceptional customer relations skills; knowledge and proficiency in MS Office/MAC OS is a requirement. Some knowledge of design software is a plus but not necessary. Valid driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle are a must.
If this describes you, please submit your resume and cover letter to the attention of
The Columbia Valley Pioneer
Box 868, #8, 1008-8th Avenue
Invermere, B.C. V0A1K0