Outside Sales Representative

Outside Sales Representative

The Chiefland Citizen is seeking an Outside Sales Rep. The full-time position works with new and existing advertising clients to develop new revenue growth through combined advertising sales. A commitment to excellence and growth of this community newspaper is essential.


The Chiefland Citizen, located in Levy County, FL, is a weekly newspaper with an average circulation of 2,300. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits to full-time employees. The newspaper can be found online at www.chieflandcitizen.com/.


  • Two or more years of newspaper or other media advertising sales experience
  • Successful track record in meeting and exceeding sales goals
  • Self-motivated, highly energetic and goal oriented
  • Skilled in written, oral and interpersonal communications
  • Computer proficient, experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to identify and prospect for new sales opportunities
  • Ability to overcome objections and ‘close the sale’
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to make sales calls



  • Develop and implement sales presentations to existing and potential customers.
  • Develop advertising programs to meet customer goals
  • Develop sales ideas, promotions and events to attract new revenue sources
  • Meet or exceed monthly sales performance objectives
  • Meet or exceed advertising sales representative performance standards.
  • Manage specific advertising accounts with accuracy and effectiveness
  • Maintain extraordinary levels of internal and external customer service
  • Participate in community events and professionally represent the publication


Send resume to Dale Bowen, General Manager, at DBowen@chieflandcitizen.com .




Date Posted: February 25, 2020