Sales Director

Indianapolis Monthly careers
Indianapolis Monthly magazine has a circulation of more than 30,000 that focuses on service, city and regional issues, and lifestyles for an upscale readership.

Job Overview
Indianapolis Monthly has an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurial-minded Sales Director.

The ideal candidate must have prior outside sales experience, selling to business owners or C-level executives in a highly competitive, fast-paced environment. You must excel at finding and closing new opportunities in a short sales cycle and have excellent questioning and listening skills. You should be highly motivated and goal-oriented with a “can-do” attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize, direct, and manage the execution and performance of a team of local sales Account Executives
  • Develop new business for utilizing and maximizing all platforms including, but not limited to, print, digital, and event sponsorships
  • Maintain a book of business in the Indianapolis market for key clients
  • Collaborate with the Publisher to train, develop, and motivate the local sales team so that revenue goals are achieved
  • Develop and implement pricing and packaging to fill needs of both client and publication
  • Effectively forecast sales revenue and manage department expenses so that financial goals are achieved
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum five years of sales experience preferred with a pattern of success. Compensation will combine base salary plus commission.

To Apply

Please email Ivy Bayer the following materials: your resume and a cover letter that will convince me you’re the best candidate for the position. This position reports directly to the Publisher.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.