Job Announcement

Advertising & Circulation Sales Manager

Berkeley, CA

Posting Date: January 2019

We’re looking for a great person to join our mission-driven, collaborative and supportive Chinook Book team here in the Bay Area! Our growing company provides for hands-on, strategic involvement for a dedicated, outgoing, self-motivated, and optimistic go-getter who wants to help us build a more sustainable economy.

Founded in 1999, Chinook Book connects local, sustainable, and ethical businesses with people who care to foster everyday sustainable decisions. Our print and multi-channel platform delivers offers, rewards, promotions, and resources for our opt-in, values-driven audience throughout Northern California and in four other regional markets.

We’re seeking an outbound ad sales professional with experience winning, developing, and managing multi-year relationships with Bay Area business owners, non-profits, marketing professionals, and retailers. Our ideal candidate sees their mission as helping to solve their clients' core marketing and outreach challenges by providing excellent consultative direction and solutions. Together, we’re helping to build a more sustainable world!

Main Duties:

  • Prospect and sell Chinook Book multi-channel ad packages and community rewards programs to local businesses, organizations, and schools;

  • Acquire new business partnerships and cultivate revenue from existing businesses through smart and relevant consultations;

  • Collaborate and contribute to market-wide initiatives, including promotions and cross-channel sales and promotions;

  • Help market growth with strategic circulation sales including community rewards, corporate sales, retail merchandising, and fundraising channels;

  • Manage market-wide retail merchandising and fundraising channels to achieve circulation revenue goals; participate in the design and implementation of an overall circulation sales/promotions strategy;

  • Establish and manage retail merchant accounts, including inventory placement, point-of-sale merchandising, and deliveries;

  • Manage all functions of sales/promotions for fundraising and affiliate sales through local schools and nonprofit organizations;

  • Keep up to date on the latest mobile, digital, and advertising trends;

  • Demonstrate knowledge and enthusiasm for sustainability issues and for supporting and promoting local, sustainable businesses.


  • 1+ years B2B sales experience desired; outbound sales experience preferred; relevant, transferable experience welcome;

  • BA or BS degree desired; equivalent experience strongly considered;

  • Ongoing proven experience achieving monthly/quarterly sales goals;

  • Strong interest in and commitment to sustainability issues;

  • Highly-motivated, collaborative, outgoing, positive, confident, and respectful;

  • Comfortable developing relationships over the phone, by email, and face-to-face;

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;

  • Experience with mobile and digital marketing products a plus;

  • Computer and smartphone literacy required; Salesforce CRM experience preferred;

  • Travel to clients within a 75 mile radius required;

  • Occasional evening and weekend work;

  • Ability to lift 30-lb boxes of books;

This is a full-time, salaried position with potential for bonus earnings. Chinook Book offers a competitive benefits package including health, retirement, and paid time off.

Chinook Book is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace and believe that having a team with diverse backgrounds enables us to better achieve our mission of using the power of business to create a sustainable future for all. Candidates from underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Please email cover letter and resume to

Deadline: February 21, 2019.