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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE INSIDE SALES & PREPRINT SPECIALIST

Woodward Printing Services (A Division of WCI)

1 Positions

ID: 106631

Posted On 11/02/2023

Job Overview

Job Details

Grant Iowa Lafayette Shopping News - Platteville, WI

Full Time

High School

Negligible

Day

Sales

Description

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Prospect for and sell advertising and marketing services to assigned and new accounts.
  • Prepare advertising for input into production.
  • Participate in the development and coordination of special sections and special features that capitalize on market trends.
  • Assist the outside account executives and other team members in servicing customers.
  • Assist the Sales Manager in the day-to-day operation of the department.
  • Generate revenue from ROP advertising, digital advertising, preprints, we-prints, cross-selling, special sections and features.
  • Complete daily, weekly, and monthly advertising-related reports and maintain files.
  • Function as an active participant in helping department achieve its goal through participative management and teamwork.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Generate revenue through all advertising platforms to reach sales goals.
  • Work efficiently and effectively with in-house staff, advertising clients and production department.
  • Work in a team environment with internal and external members to accomplish deadline standards, quality control and a cohesive and efficient department.
  • Establish contact with inactive accounts within the Grant County territory through phone calls, emails, and in-person visits, as well as sell to new and existing accounts.
  • Assist in selling signature ad promotions and quarterly promotions.
  • Assist classified advertising customers and enter classified advertising orders.
  • Coordinate ad flow of special projects as they become relevant.
  • Assist with planning and execution of special events.
  • Assist in the development of Digital Advertising creation.
  • Correctly enter ad copy and billing information into the advertising system.
  • Pre-proof and edit display ads for accuracy in size, punctuation, spelling, content and proper design.
  • Update all customer account information.
  • Assist with collection calls at the 60-day delinquent mark.
  • Act as main contact for all preprint house accounts. i.e. Menards, Piggly Wiggly, Farm & Fleet
  • Schedule and approve insertion orders and forward copies to relevant publications.
  • Accurately enter preprint billing for house accounts on a weekly basis.
  • Address shipping, quantity, and other issues related to preprints.
  • Collect needed data and documents for quarterly CVC audits.
  • Work with WPS on circulation and schedule changes.
  • Prioritize work according to deadlines to ensure all projects are completed within assigned deadlines.
  • Suggest and initiate, as appropriate, new methods and procedures to enhance the efficient operation of the department.
  • Participate in company training programs.
  • Process payments for prepaid and billed ads, counter sales, special event tickets and log payments in appropriate accounts, as needed.
  • Perform building open/close procedures, as needed.
  • Actively participate in the Great Game of Business.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

Behavior: Work efficiently and effectively with all WCM employee owners to provide exceptional customer service to our internal and external customers.Creative. Self-directed, self-motivated and resourceful. Commitment to quality customer service on the phone and in person. Maintain valid driver’s license. Appropriate dress.

Skills: Effective communicator both written and spoken, keyboarding skills with expertise with Microsoft Office Suite, ability to create an ad from concept through final output. Ability and desire to work in a team environment to achieve group goals. Ability to communicate well with the public and co-workers. Ability to resolve conflict within the department. Capable of self-direction, works well with others, tactful, ethical. Presents a positive representation of the company and the organization in both actions and words. Adaptable to change.

Knowledge: High school diploma or equivalent or technical school plus six months or more equivalent experience. Customer service experience is preferred.

Primary Contact

224992

Kelsey Gingrich

HR Manager, HR

563-588-5780

Phone

Phone

Phone

Fax

kelsey.gingrich@wcinet.com

Email

True

False

True

Job Details

Categories

Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Customer Service
Publishing/Printing
Sales/Service

Location

Platteville, WI

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time

Company ID

1337

Job REQ #

106631

# Positions

1

Start Date

20231102

End Date

20231115

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Woodward Printing Services (A Division of WCI)

About the Company

With a Midwest location and a national reach, Woodward Printing Services is a full-service, employee-owned, progressive printing company specializing in high-quality web and sheet-fed printing, bindery, mail list maintenance, mailing & fulfillment, and delivery. Our full spectrum of services support commercial printing customers and those with individual projects who understand the benefits of consolidating all their project needs under one roof.