Account Executive - Remote (WA. CA. OR.)

The Bellingham Herald   Bellingham, WA   Full-time     Sales
Posted on September 14, 2022
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Bellingham Herald Company is the place to work if you are looking for a thrilling, leading-edge work environment where you can grow and develop your professional skills. We are looking for a talented individual to join our targeted audience, event sponsorship and digital team. Our impact is growing every day. Our award-winning journalism, digital reach, and commitment to innovative growth have never been stronger and we want you to be part of that!

Job Responsibilities:

We are currently looking for an innovative and experienced Account Executive with proven success managing, selling, and executing strategic objectives to exceed local print and digital revenue goals. Someone who possesses a strong business development background utilizing a consultative sales approach. You will need to prospect qualified candidates, consult to identify growth opportunities and deliver a compelling marketing strategy with an extensive, first-class digital portfolio.

If you have a proven track record of successful sales, a strong background in helping customers grow their business and experience with or an interest in digital marketing/advertising, then we have an outstanding opportunity for you!

Desired Experience:

  • Experience in selling print and digital advertising preferred

  • Digital sales experience including mobile platforms, SEO/SEM, Targeted Email, Social and other offerings

  • Work on multiple campaigns simultaneously, and under deadline, while being flexible to the clients’ needs

  • Create & sell custom print and digital advertising strategies

  • Collaborate actively and constructively in a team environment

  • Ability to pivot quickly without losing speed, focus, or quality

  • Excellent track record of providing clients with custom digital solutions and closing business


  • Combination of knowledge and experience equivalent to a B.A. or B.S. Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Sales, or related field.

  • A true hunter mentality combined with strong prospecting, planning, organizational and time-management skills.

  • Effective presentation skills, having a persuasive and patient, yet compelling and compassionate approach.

  • You’ll be forging strong relationships with customers and must be able to earn their trust.

  • Experience with Adpoint or another CRM tool (Daily use required)

  • Reliable transportation.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Vehicle insurance required (at least minimum insurance required for the state in which the employee works).

What we offer:

  • Base + commission

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Fast-paced, fun work environment in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District

  • Full suite of benefits including 401(k) with company match

The Bellingham Herald

1155 No State Street Suite 200
Bellingham , WA