Job Announcement

Advertising Sales Manager

Seattle, WA

Posting Date: January 15, 2019

We’re looking for a great person to join our mission-driven, collaborative and supportive Chinook Book team here in the Puget Sound! Our growing company provides the opportunity 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. We’re proud to part of the B Corp community putting people and planet first.

Founded in 1999, Chinook Book connects local businesses who meet our criteria for environmental and social responsibility with people who care to foster everyday sustainable decisions. Our multi-media platform delivers mobile-optimized offers, rewards, promotions, and resources for our opt-in, values-driven audience throughout Puget Sound and in four other regional markets.

We’re seeking an outbound ad sales professional with experience developing and managing multi-year relationships with business owners, non-profits, and marketing professionals in the Puget Sound. Our ideal candidate sees their mission as helping to solve their clients' core marketing and outreach challenges by providing excellent consultative direction and solutions.

Main Duties:

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

  • Acquire new business partnerships and cultivate relationships with existing businesses through smart and relevant consultations;

  • Grow market audience with strategic circulation sales, including community rewards and corporate sales;

  • Collaborate and contribute to market-wide initiatives, including marketing, promotions, strategic business development, and product feature development;

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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 50-mile radius of Seattle required;

  • Occasional evening and weekend work;

  • Ability to lift 30-lb boxes of books.

This is a full-time position, salary + commission and with potential for bonuses. 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. Applications are due by January 31, 2019 and will be reviewed upon receipt. Please email cover letter and resume to seajobs@chinookbook.com.