Digital Media Sales Account Executive

Lee Enterprises Inc   Council Bluffs, IA   Full-time     Sales
Posted on November 6, 2023
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The Omaha World-Herald, a Lee Enterprises, Inc. publication is part of the largest media market in the Midwest. We are seeking an energetic, skilled sales executive to drive digital multi-media account growth for new and existing accounts in the Omaha and Council Bluffs area through prospecting, developing, and closing leads using a variety of sources. Lee offers a vast array of digital marketing products, tools and partners to meet advertising needs of any current or future client.

The ideal candidate will possess these critical sales competencies:
  • Demonstrate a drive for results; is action oriented; hunter mentality
  • Ability to set appropriate priorities
  • Skilled in strategic agility and business acumen
  • Creative to develop digital advertising solutions
  • Possess persuasive presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to persevere despite resistance and setbacks
  • Be able to deal with ambiguity and paradox
  • Possess intellectual horsepower and learns quickly
  • Understand and adapt to the changing needs of our clients and the industry
  • Deep understanding and passion for digital advertising and marketing
In addition to these competencies, ideal candidates will have three or more years of demonstrated success in expanding and growing sales revenue through existing and new business and the ability to work independently and within a team.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. Compensation consists of base pay plus bonus and commission for meeting and exceeding sales goals; unlimited earning potential.

We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 74 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply at and search for Omaha or Council Bluffs.