ClatsopNews Seeks Astoria Sales Professionals for Business Development Job

Sell a product that customers love.

Put your entrepreneurial spirit to work in Astoria and Clatsop County.

Use your network to close deals and drive revenue.

ClatsopNews uses a community social network to showcase positive stories about people, businesses and organizations doing good things around Clatsop County. We’re looking for self-motivated individuals to join our sales team. Educate businesses about the value of advertising on our platform. Bring your exceptional sales skills to our company. Leverage your connections around Astoria and throughout Clatsop County to close sales.

Apply by sending your resume to by Tuesday, January 16.

Salary: depends on experience

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to retain customers.
  • Grow new customers by generating leads, conducting outbound calls, following up with emails and drop-ins, and closing sales.
  • Serve as a positive “face” of ClatsopNews in the greater Astoria area.
  • Promote ClatsopNews to business leaders and readers as appropriate.
  • Be active in business networking groups to promote ClatsopNews.
  • Deliver presentations to local business groups to drive sales.

Skills and Experience:

  • At least two years sales experience required.
  • Proven ability to meet goals and budgets required.
  • Ability to manage a task list and coordinate follow-up required.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly with a wide variety of people, both written and verbal, required.
  • Technical skills including experience with all Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.  Past experience managing customers via Salesforce preferred.
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