Vice President Sales and Marketing
The Keene Sentinel, an independent, locally-owned six-days-a-week community newspaper in picturesque southwestern New Hampshire, is seeking a vice president with ambitions for more to manage advertising, marketing, events, digital sales, digital marketing services, and product development in this new position.
The winning candidate will report to the president of the company, will lead a staff of about 12 with a particular emphasis on building a strong digital sales effort and bolstering event capacity.
A portfolio of niche and magazine publications, both in print and online, is the responsibility of the vice president, along with a bevy of local events and one national summit.
Fostering existing community relationships is vital in this role along with the need to establish more. An emphasis is placed on innovation, advancing a positive sales environment, and establishing incentive programs that enhance revenue and retain strong sales staff. Building a consultative sales emphasis is a key objective. Experience as a trainer is valuable. A track record of designing and helping to close large advertising campaigns is desired.
Skills in the use and direction of digital marketing services are necessary, a record of strong digital sales is essential and an eye for recruiting sales talent is important. Strong upper management experience of three to five years is required. An ability to work across departments, including news, is needed.
The Sentinel is a progressive and entrepreneurial operation recognized with dozens of awards for inventive promotions, contests, campaigns, and events. An energetic leader with a proven track record of accomplishment will lift this operation to new heights.
The Keene Sentinel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid vacation, holidays and sick time, health and dental insurance options, retirement, and more. Send resume and salary requirements to Terrence Williams, president, and COO at firstname.lastname@example.org.