Job Announcement

Oregon Market Director
Portland, OR

Posting Date: October 10, 2018
Deadline: October 19, 2018

Chinook Book connects local businesses with people to guide everyday sustainable decisions. Our multi-channel platform delivers mobile-optimized offers, rewards and promotions to users throughout Oregon.

We are seeking a strategic and organized leader to fill the full-time role of Market Director for Oregon. The Market Director is responsible for managing Oregon sales and distribution operations of Chinook Book. Ideal candidates can lead a team of sales professionals to achieve goals in a fast-paced environment, contribute to the senior management team, manage larger strategic accounts and continually develop new business.

Main Duties:

  • Collaborate with the Senior Vice President of Sales to create an overall strategic vision and work plan for the growth of the Oregon market for Chinook Book.  

  • Manage a team, including providing feedback and sales direction and support, creating individual work plans, helping set priorities, hiring and conducting annual performance reviews.

  • Develop and maintain a network of community partnerships and business account relationships including direct sales to key advertising and strategic accounts.

  • Set and achieve individual and market team circulation and advertising sales goals.

  • Collaborate with Production and Marketing teams on relevant Oregon promotion deliverables, sales materials and the annual print edition production logistics.

  • Participate in company-wide strategic planning processes along with other members of the leadership team.

  • Work with the management team to set the region's annual budget, including both revenue and expenses.

Requirements and Skills:

  • 3+ years successfully managing a sales team to achieve sales targets;

  • Demonstrated leadership and team management experience;

  • 3+ years experience in direct B2B sales;

  • BA or BS degree desired; equivalent experience strongly considered with above qualifications met;

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;

  • Exceptional relationship-building skills and ability to deliver high-quality service to a range of partners;

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

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;

  • Exhibit proven track-record of meeting goals and deadlines;

  • Experience tracking and managing the prospecting and sales cycle via Salesforce or equivalent enterprise-level CRM;

  • Experience with mobile and digital products a must; computer and smartphone literacy required;

  • A basic understanding and interest in sustainability;

  • Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends;

  • Ability to lift 30-lb boxes of books;

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle (mileage reimbursement provided).

This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position based in Oregon and working out of our Oregon headquarters. Founded in 1999, Chinook Book offers a competitive benefits package including health, retirement and paid time off. Chinook Book is committed to building a diverse workforce. Please email letter of interest and resume to pdxmarketdirector@chinookbook.com.