Digital First Media

  • Account Executive- Recruitment

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/2/2019 1:49 PM)
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    The Denver Post, in partnership with Adtaxi, is a full-service media company, reaching more Denver-area adults every day of the week than any other medium in the market. our diverse portfolio of digital, mobile, print and social media products includes Colorado’s largest daily newspaper, the state’s most-visited news website,, and the largest network of websites, which includes and


    Adtaxi is a client-centric digital organization that brings scale, precision, and sophistication to digital marketing. Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, Adtaxi helps advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions. #DenverPost #Associate


    As an Account Executive, you’ll work closely with clients within the Recruitment category, assessing their advertising needs and offering creative solutions to help reach their recruitment/staffing objectives and better engage their target audiences.


    • - Proactively prospect, qualify, grow and maintain all sales activities, from lead generation through close in an assigned territory or category.
    • - Possess a thorough knowledge of the Post print and digital product portfolio (features, benefits, rates, etc.); use knowledge to overcome customer objectives.
    • - Develop prospecting leads using a variety of  sources, including digital, radio, TV and direct mail.
    • - Understand, demonstrate and explain to new and current advertisers the value that our print and digital products and services have over the competition.
    • - Understand how the competition sells their products and services, including rates and specials.
    • - Keep records of products sold to customers and look for ways to increase advertiser spend.
    • - Create marketing presentations and update as needed.
    • - Create solution-based needs proposals based on information provided by the customer.
    • - Actively pursue and maintain an understanding of current trends in the newspaper industry (including print, digital and other platforms).
    • - Analyze and interpret key sales metrics and develop strategies to reach sales success.
    • - Work with appropriate departments to create compelling media solutions for advertisers.
    • - Work with the sales and support teams to ensure accuracy and client satisfaction.


    • 2+ years advertising sales experience. Digital sales experience is preferred. 
    • College degree is preferred.   
    • Experience and/or existing contacts within the recruitment advertising category is a plus.
    • Proven track record of success driving revenue (e.g., ability to capture and close the deal).
    • Excellent presentation, negotiation and customer relationship skills.  
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities; demonstrated time management skills.
    • Strong new business development skills preferred.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications.
    • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle in order to visit clients on site.

    Additional information

    This is a full-time position based at 5990 Washington Street, Denver, CO 80216

    • Free on-site gym
    • Opportunity to work alongside digital leaders and visionaries
    • PTO & Paid holidays
    • Medical, dental, vision, and other benefits


    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


    All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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