Advertising Account Manager
Pink Triangle Press – Toronto, ON
Come work with us – we’re an awesome organization that makes a difference, works hard, and still knows how to have fun!
Founded in 1971 to advance the struggle for sexual liberation, Pink Triangle Press is Canada’s leading LGBT media organization. PTP publishes DailyXtra.com and the Xtra publications in Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver. PTP also operates the gay adult dating website Squirt.org, the travel website DailyXtraTravel.com, and has produced a number of television projects, including the travel show Bump! and The Gayest Show Ever.
We believe in flexibility, and the celebration of individuality here at PTP - and we think our organizational culture reflects that! We have a casual dress code, a friendly atmosphere, and where the position permits we have flexible hours. We believe in being good at what we do, and working hard – but that fun can be had along the way. We have an attractive benefits package, an employee and family assistance program, and a company-matched pension plan.
Come work with us…
Pink Triangle Press is looking for an Advertising Account Manager for our Ottawa territory. The Advertising Account Manager is responsible for meeting or exceeding sales objectives in their assigned territory by promoting and selling display advertising by applying professional sales techniques, providing exemplary customer service, and building long term customer relationships.
If you are the right person for this role, you will have experience in reaching sales target goals, expanding client bases, attracting new advertisers, and establishing new advertising markets for both print and on-line venues.
Utilizing competitor information, market trends, and client knowledge you are adept at creating engaging presentations that effectively communicate and convince. Your excellent time management and organizational skills, combined with people skills that get your foot in the door without pushing, make you a valuable asset to the organization.
You will have additional proven skills and experience including, but not limited to the following:
- Experience in working with a CRM (preferably Sugar)
- 3-5 years of professional experience in the field of advertising sales
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Knowledge of advertising standards
- Internet savvy
- It is preferred that you have some knowledge of LGBTQ history and culture
Note: This is a home-based position in the Ottawa area.
You do not need to be a part of the LGBT community in order to work here – allies are absolutely welcome to apply. PTP is committed to Employment Equity, and to providing a fair and equitable work environment. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal people, those living with disabilities, and people who are visible minorities.