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Sales Specialist - (Simcoe County - Central Division)


Village Media

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OrilliaMatters.com, a part of the dynamic Village Media network, is searching for a talented and motivated Sales Specialist to fill a part-time role that is primarily responsible for generating sales leads for the regional sales team for our rapidly growing local news and information website. This position will transition from remote work to in office when it is safe to do so.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is passionate about helping to connect businesses with our large local audience across Simcoe County.

The Sales Specialist is entrusted to develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with local businesses, agencies or individuals and work with them to reach their target audience through various OrilliaMatters.com advertising channels and services.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability to connect with people over the phone
  • Generate sales leads in support of regional targets
  • Prospect for new business using sales funnel techniques
  • Analyze client marketing goals and develop needs-based solutions to achieve them
  • Work collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue
  • Use web analytics tools to understand sales opportunities and statistics required for sales presentations
  • Work cohesively with other Village Media staff both locally based and across the network
  • Minimum qualifications for the position include:
  • While not a requirement, a track record of sales success in a local media setting is an asset
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Integrity
  • Hard-working, relationship-builder with a winning attitude
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Proficient with Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and other Google applications
  • Some travel may be necessary
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record required
  • Must live in our near Simcoe County, Ontario

Compensation Structure:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Commissions are earned when payments are received on your sales, not when they are sold/invoiced.

About Village Media

Village Media is an ever-expanding network of local news websites providing the news that matters most to the communities it serves. A champion of local news, Village Media publishes the latest local news alongside an extensive hub of community information on an innovative and scalable content management system (CMS) developed in-house. Born digital, this leading-edge company is a pioneer in its industry, continuously growing its reach and changing the landscape of online news.

Village Media is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, programs, and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact hr@villagemedia.ca.

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