Account Executive


We are currently seeking a full-time, energetic, self-motivated and results-driven Account Executive who wants to build a successful and rewarding sales career with Eastside Living Magazine in Spartanburg, SC.  


The objective of the AE is to find reputable, quality local businesses that are a good fit for our eastside residents. The AE’s goal is to connect face to face with the business owner, discover their needs and match solutions from our digital, event and print portfolio in order to help grow their reputation and exposure within our community. Our advertising partners are more than just an ad to us!


The ideal candidate will already have or want to have connections on the eastside and is interested in and being part of an organization that gives back to our community. This position is very social and involves more than 'just the sale'.  We are extremely deadline driven so multitasking and being organized is crucial.

We are looking for the following attributes:

  • Must be warm, friendly and caring and have a knack for striking up conversations with people.

  • Personal leadership skills and has the ability to function independently while seeking assistance when needed.

  • Must take a consultative approach to the sales process. 

  • Ability to perform the full sales cycle from generating leads and prospecting to closing and implementing the sale.

  • Intrinsically motivated, energetic, goal oriented, and fiercely competitive with proven examples of initiative and above-average performance. Someone that understands and survives off of maintaining a sales pipeline.

  • Excellent communication skills in person and through various forms of media.

  • The ability to build and nurture long-term relationships.

  • Customer focused; intent on delighting clients.

  • Strong problem-solving experience and skill.

  • Skilled in use of social media to generate leads and gather data.

  • Knowledge of print and digital ad products is a plus but not required.

  • Media and/or real estate experience is a plus.

This position has a 3 month trial period while the candidate works alongside the Publisher to learn our programs and how we differentiate ourselves from others in our industry. Albeit a commission only position, the candidate will receive some compensation on top of commissions the first three months. With the right determination, this could be a very lucrative and rewarding position. 

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