Account Specialist

Advertising Sacramento, CA


Position at The Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee is seeking Account Specialists to join our Advertising  team. In this role, the successful candidate will manage the day-to- day marketing activities of our sales executives  across multiple channels (both online and print) for clients including  campaign billing, scheduling, planning, creative development and proofing, material development, budget management, performance review and optimization. The Account Specialist will also take inbound calls, up sell products, produce sales quotes and may take calls for sales executives when necessary

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Two years of college or university preferred
  • At least two years of experience in a sales assistant role with a strong customer service focus
  • Digital advertising sales and experience. Marketing experience aplus\
  • High proficiency with Microsoft software including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Proficiency with DRP, APT, RTB, PPC, and SEO
  • The ability to learn new web-based computer research programs and tools
  • Typing Speed of 55 WPM (preferred)
  • Excellent spelling and proofreading skills
  • The ability to multi-task and work well with others in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

We offer great benefits and a competitive compensation program

Competitive annual base salary plus commissions with uncapped earnings potential
Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits 401(k) plan

Paid holidays, sick leave and vacation days

The Sacramento Bee, an equal opportunity employer, is committed to
promoting diversity within our drug and alcohol free workplace.