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Outside Advertising Sales

Location: Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Department: Advertising
Posted: 07-26-2017
Location Name: Lancaster County Weeklies
Wage: Depends on Experience
Position Type: Full time - Exempt
Shift: 8:30 - 5pm M-F


Full Time Opportunity  

 Outside Advertising Sales Representative            


We have an exciting opportunity for right individual to join our sales staff as an Outside Sales Representative at our Ephrata facility.  If you have a passion for sales in a hometown publication, this may be the position you are looking for.

We are looking for the right candidate to help grow the community though advertising in the Ephrata Review and Lititz Record weekly publications.

The right candidate will have a passion for helping businesses succeed and a proven track record of advertising sales experience

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for selling print and online advertising into The Ephrata Review and Lititz Record.  This is done via phone, fax, internet, mail and in-person. 


List the essential functions you perform in your job, and specify time spent on each.

Place, cost & proof advertising from regular accounts (incoming & outgoing calls) and incoming faxes, calls & emails from transient accounts into Lancaster County Weeklies via computer & handwritten orders (~40%);  make outgoing sales calls to new,  past & current customers to solicit ads into the regular paper & special sections (~20%);  call on current and potential customer in-person to solicit ads (~35%) attend trade shows, meetings, training, etc. (~5%)


Additional Responsibilities:

The position requires the flexibility to change work habits and tasks as the company continues to implement advances in technology to improve efficiency.


Physical Requirements: 

The position requires sitting standing; walking - inside & outside; stooping, lifting, carrying pulling & pushing (typically less than 20 lbs.);  The following activities are performed while sitting at the desk (some simultaneously):  fingering/data entry, talking, listening &  interpreting customers & coworkers over the phone & in-person, seeing, analyzing & coordinating ad orders, computer screens, etc.


Education Requirements: 

Position requires a High School diploma.  Some customer service and marketing training is desired.


Essential Job-Related Experience: 

Sales and customer service experience is required.  Computer proficiency with Windows-based programs and Microsoft Outlook, as well as a positive attitude is required. Good organizational skills, ability to type speed of 40+ wpm and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines are essential.


Other Requirements: 

Valid drivers license and reliable transportation is required.


Lancaster County Weeklies' parent company, Steinman Communications, seeks employees who are GREAT Every Day!  We offer a competitive salary,

access to a robust benefit package, and a stable and forward moving career environment.



Steinman Communications

8 W. King Street
PO Box 1328
Lancaster, PA 17608-1328