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Requisition Number 17-0193
Post Date 6/19/2017
Title Advertising Sales Consultant
City Rapid City
State SD
Description

 

We’ve been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 385,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. By the end of 2017, our customers will have Midco Gig – blazingly fast internet with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:

  • Free and discounted Midco services
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Support of employee involvement in the communities we serve
  • Employee referral program
  • Wellness programs

Visit MidcoCareers.com to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.

JOB PURPOSE:

Sell digital, sports, and cable television advertising services by recruiting new clients, and providing superior customer service to retain existing clients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Sell digital, sports, and cable television advertising to and provide service for new and existing commercial clients.
  • Prepare accurate customer estimates and contracts.
  • Seek out and recruit new customers to increase the client base.
  • Achieve or exceed defined sales goals (weekly, monthly, yearly, etc.).
  • Develop and deliver professional sales presentations.
  • Work to retain existing clients by providing superior service and support.
  • Design advertising campaigns, write advertising copy, and assist with video production when necessary.
  • Work with advertising clients to collect outstanding balances. 
  • Build and maintain strong relationships based on trust and mutual respect with potential and existing clients, within your department, and within the community.
  • Maintain current and accurate documentation for all sales contacts.
  • Produce and analyze comprehensive reports.
  • Be influential.
  • Be willing and able to travel in accordance with Midco’s “Use of Vehicle for Company Business” policy.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.
  • Adhere to Midco privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.
  • Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.
  • Support the mission, vision and values of Midco
  • Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.
  • Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.
  • Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment.
  • Multitask and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, coworkers and management.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions.
  • Actively follow Midco policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Note: Management reserves the right to assign or reassign functions and responsibilities to this job description at any time.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma/GED required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Previous sales experience preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 30 lbs.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.
  • Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.
  • In-person visits to a customer’s place of business are normal in the performance of this job.  Specific abilities required include accessing a customer's place of business by stairs or elevator, operating doors or other entrances, navigating hallways and buildings, etc., and adapting successfully to a constantly changing environment.

Midcontinent Communications is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. M/F/D/V

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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