Local Accounts Representative

Advertising Myrtle Beach, SC


Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Determine upsell opportunities with existing client base
  • Identify and capture new business revenue through a consultative sales approach
  • Secure long term business while building solid relationships
  • Research and provide industry, competitive and marketing insights to clients
  • Create marketing proposals with emphasis on digital solutions
  • Manage relationships by reporting campaign results to ensure client satisfaction
  • Identify follow-up opportunities for up-sell and cross-sell    

Key Competencies:  

  • Embrace a “hunter” sales mentality
  • Ability to understand a client’s needs to provide ROI and impactful results
  • Have understanding of local market and competitive landscape
  • Excellent networking, presentation and communications skills
  • Driven, sales oriented, self motivated, and persistent

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years in sales/marketing
  • College degree required.
  • Strong customer service skills with the ability to build relationships.
  • Understanding of basic marketing concepts.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Must have access to a dependable vehicle and valid driver's license.

The fulltime position includes a competitive salary, commission program, and a comprehensive benefits package, including 401(k) match. The Sun News is part of McClatchy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.