Employment at Carden Jennings Publishing

Carden Jennings offers a dynamic work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and a dedication to professional and personal development. Located in picturesque Charlottesville, Virginia, CJP is an established member of the local business community, even while serving a worldwide base of clients, readers and customers.

Carden Jennings is always seeking full-time, and on occasion, part-time, highly-motivated individuals to expand its talented workforce in the following areas:

  • Circulation
  • Editorial
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive/Electronic Media Development
  • Marketing
  • Production
  • Sales
  • Website Development

Current openings:

ADVERTISING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Reports to Publisher

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Develop strategic relationships with potential advertisers;
  • Identify, qualify, and close prospects to achieve goals;
  • Present proposals, follow-up, and close contracts;
  • Accurately forecast and report on timing of future prospects and business;
  • Maintain communication with advertisers through in-person visits, phone calls, and emails;
  • Interact with production staff to facilitate production and approval process;
  • Maintain an active involvement in community and business organizations, including marketing events and opportunities;
  • Understand deadline driven business environment.

Job Skill Set and Qualifications

  • Prior advertising sales experience;
  • Proven track record of success in meeting and exceeding revenue goals;
  • Ability to think and plan strategically;
  • Superior skills to create, present and implement innovative advertising sales programs;
  • Demonstrated expertise in wide variety of advertising sales concepts, practices and procedures;
  • Strong negotiation, organization, and communication skills;
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, high energy, sense of humor, team player;
  • Comfort working in an entrepreneurial environment;
  • Ability/willingness to travel locally and regionally;
  • BA/BS degree.

Email cover letter and resume to: hr@cjp.com