Inside Sales Representative (Remote)

Illinois, USA ● Indiana, USA ● Kentucky, USA ● Michigan, USA ● Missouri, USA ● Ohio, USA ● Pennsylvania, USA ● Tennessee, USA ● Virtual Req #20214
Friday, January 14, 2022
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Gannett/LOCALiQ is the marketing solution from the USA TODAY NETWORK providing businesses the smarter way to reach local customers. As local marketing becomes more complex, LOCALiQ empowers local businesses with unique insights from 125 million consumers in our network of sites, apps and experiences and learnings from millions of local leads delivered each year. We couple that with end to end service from our experts using local marketing best practices proven across the country. LOCALiQ simplifies local marketing and provides our clients the confidence of growing.

Our core values: Community, Progress through Passion, Action with Purpose and Belief in People. If you share these values, come join our family!

The Inside Sales Executive role is responsible for selling multi-media advertising
solutions to the high growth potential small and mid-size local businesses. You
will be selling local businesses that reside in any of the 109 markets

Remote position:  As an Inside Sales Representative you will assist our customers, and sell to our customers
over the telephone. The primary responsibility is to grow market share within a
designated client base through the combination of acquiring new business and
increasing current client spend while also increasing client satisfaction.

You will be required to:

  • · Sell integrated marketing
    solutions in digital and print business offerings, and demonstrate an
    understanding of all solutions, must be able to articulate our products
    and their value propositions to customers.
  • Develop an understanding
    of the customers’ individual business needs, trends and patterns and
    develop an understanding of your account base and related industries.
  • Develop and work a solid
    pipeline of potential customers’ growth within existing base; produce
    accurate forecasts.
  • Work with Account
    Manager(s), Sales Manager(s) and Client Solutions/Market Development to
    develop and deliver custom solutions that provide and deliver ROI to
    customers. Strong focus on delivering and obtaining long term commitments
    and campaigns
  • Maintain an awareness of
    revenue responsibilities and performance to goal at all times.

    Skills that will make you successful:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or the
    equivalent related work experience a plus.
  • 1-2 years sales experience,
    a strong work ethic with previous digital sales experience preferred.
    Media sales experience a real plus.
  • Ability to identify the
    current needs of client base; communicate the benefits of our audience
    based marketing solutions as they relate to each need and then sell the
    appropriate campaign.
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant’s disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals’ application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.’s Recruitment Department at

Other details

  • Job Family Sales
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Illinois, USA
  • Indiana, USA
  • Kentucky, USA
  • Michigan, USA
  • Missouri, USA
  • Ohio, USA
  • Pennsylvania, USA
  • Tennessee, USA
  • Virtual