Details for The Laramie Boomerang is seeking a full-time advertising director. This
The Laramie Boomerang is seeking a full-time advertising director. This candidate will assist with the advertising sales efforts for APG Media, leading a staff of several outside sales executives that sell and serve advertisers in multiple counties. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, possess effective presentation skills, creativity, strategic thinking, idea generator, good oral and written comprehension, deductive reasoning, and work excellent managerial skills. Must have a strong work ethic and ability to motivate staff and willingness to lead by example. Job Functions: Manage the advertising strategy, both from a business, sales and technical perspective. Assist with the budget development and projections for advertising. Devise a plan of action to grow the digital revenue and to motivate staff in that direction. Spend 70% of their time in the business community, training staff and creating optimal solutions for area businesses. Experience working in small markets will be beneficial to this position. This position will rely extensively on their experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. This position will provide vacation and illness relief for their direct reports. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3+ years of experience in the print and internet media industry. At least 3 years successful track record of sales management experience. Specific management experience in the following: Advertising Sales, National Account Sales, Retail Sales, and Digital Sales. The fringe benefits include Medical (split between employer and employee), Dental and Vision options (employee paid). There are three (3) company-sponsored benefits to include Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and a Term Life Insurance Policy. The company offers pay for these six (6) major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day). In addition, you accrue 3.33 hour per pay period in the first year of employment (80 hours) and increasing to 5.0 hours per pay period (120 hours) after one year of anniversary of employment with a 40 hour PTO amount front loaded. The company has the option of making a discretionary match to the 401K Retirement Plan after years end.