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San Antonio Express - News
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1901094 Requisition #

Digital Sales Specialist

at Hearst Newspapers - Texas


The San Antonio Express News


You will lead and collaborate across the digital group to conceptualize, ideate, and deliver quality marketing and advertising strategies that meet strategic account’s key advertising goals and specific brand objectives. This role operates at both strategic and leadership levels to assist in maintaining and growing digital revenue.

 

The Digital Sales Speciali will have a track record of improving critical business outcomes through digital solutions, execution and leadership. The ideal candidate will focus on creative, forward thinking to address both strategic and tactical account opportunities.

 

Responsibilities:


    Digital development and coaching of regionals sales teams

    Analyze performance and upsell opportunities along with account executives

    Build strategies and solutions for strategic account opportunities

    Communicate and interact with internal teams and clients

    Aide in creation, go-to-market strategy, execution and performance review of key projects

    Evaluate outcomes and make recommendations for improvement

 

Key Activities:


    Facilitate and coordinate team trainings and new initiatives

    Build campaign strategies to address key account opportunities

    Deliver creative solutions from concept to successful execution; ensuring integration between digital solutions available

    Work closely with the Sales Director to support maintenance of base contracts and continued revenue growth

    Work alongside sales team to create compelling client ready assets and presentation materials

    Ensure a superior quality of communication and project delivery is provided at all times

    Act as the advocate of digital solutions within the Company, client and business strategies

    Aide Account Executives in client performance reviews and upselling of base contracts

    Assist in managing vendor relationships when necessary

    Monitor the competition and be aware of market changes, developments, and new business opportunities

 

Requirements:


    Creative, diplomatic, cool under pressure and fantastic interpersonal and presenting skills

    Must be highly a motivated individual with experience and passion for digital strategies and implementation plans

    Must be a “Best in class” team player with a great attitude and entrepreneurial spirit

    Strong project management and organizational skills

    Advanced knowledge and understanding of digital research tools and mythologies


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About Us

San Antonio

San Antonio Express-News award-winning journalists deliver the news that matters most to San Antonio, from mom and pop businesses to the global economy, from military homecomings to foreign affairs and from neighborhood struggles to international disasters. The paper has dedicated news bureaus in Austin (together with the Houston Chronicle), McAllen and Washington, D.C.

San Antonio's most enduring source of news and information has expanded to include specialized publications and magazines and the city’s No. 1 website, mySanAntonio.com.

Beaumont

The Beaumont Enterprise, recognized by the Texas State Historical Survey Committee as Southeast Texas' oldest business, has been serving the region since 1880. Since 1998, the Enterprise annually has been recognized as one of the top medium-sized newspapers in Texas and five other states.

The Enterprise is the sixth-largest of 15 daily Hearst newspapers. In addition to the daily newspaper in both print and electronic forms and the website beaumontenterprise.com, the Enterprise produces Southeasttexas.com, the weekly Jasper Newsboy, Hardin County News, as well as a bi-weekly real estate magazine and three monthly magazines, VIP, the EventsBook and Lakecaster.

Laredo

Laredo Morning Times, founded in 1881, is one of the oldest newspapers in Texas. It was acquired by Hearst in 1984. Tiempo de Laredo, part of the LMT family, is a Spanish-language daily that includes sports and feature pages as well as local, state, national and international news. Laredo Morning Times also offers a popular website, lmtonline.com that garners 1.8 million page views per month.

Plainview

The Plainview Daily Herald was acquired by Hearst in 1979. The newspaper is published in the nation's largest cotton growing region and on the edge of the nation's heaviest concentration of cattle feeding and beef packing operations. Hale County is home to an ethanol plant and the area has realized recent growth in milk and wind energy production.

The Herald is a multiple winner of both the Sweepstakes Award of the West Texas Press Association and the Panhandle Press Association's General Excellence Award, and has been recognized by the Texas Press Association. Its website, myplainview.com, also has won numerous awards.

Midland

The Midland Reporter-Telegram, acquired by Hearst in 1979, is located in the heart of the vast 54-county Permian Basin of West Texas, a geological region producing 70 percent of the oil in Texas.

The newspaper's special coverage includes the Permian Basin Oil Report, a weekly section devoted to news of the gas and oil industry and the mywesttexas.com website that serves the entire Permian Basin with local news and information.

Houston Community Newspapers

Houston Community Newspapers (HCN) is a media group serving more than 25 local communities surrounding Houston’s greater metropolitan area with a total weekly print distribution of more than 520,000 and a digital reach of over 4 million per month to suburban Houston’s most appealing residential and business markets. The Houston Community Newspapers serves residents in Conroe, The Woodlands, Magnolia, Tomball, Spring, Cypress, Humble, Kingwood, Atascocita, Lake Houston, Cleveland, Dayton, Friendswood, Pearland, Pasadena, the Bay Area, Deer Park, Memorial, River Oaks, Bellaire, Katy and Sugar Land, among other communities in those areas.

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Vision

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Trust

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Integrity

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Creativity & Innovation

We achieve leadership through creative solutions.

Transparency

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Community Involvement

Above all, we exist to inform, enlighten and serve the public interest.