Published May 1, 2018
An exceptional opportunity exists with New Eastside News, a fast growing local newspaper in Chicago, IL.
We are seeking a motivated salesperson in Chicago. The applicant should strong sales ability. Experience in ad sales for print newspapers and magazines is a plus. Applicants must demonstrate ability to develop business and advertising contacts in Chicago and be able to bring a strong portfolio of potential advertisers to the table. We are looking for expert negotiators who know the art of the sale.
The sales person will work from their home office but must be able to travel to Chicago when required to do sales meetings.
This position reports to Editor.
Generate new advertising products for print and web
Perform cold calls by phone
Develop sales strategy
Produce marketing pitch books
Present advertising packages to prospective clients
Monitor newspaper stacks at retail locations and scout out new locations and get the paper into the hands of potential advertisers.
2+ years in sales
Strong communication and writing skills
Strong networking and negotiating skills
Proficiency in Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Adobe Acrobat
Bachelors Degree or higher
20-30 hours per week
Published May 1, 2018
An exceptional opportunity exists with New Eastside News, a local newspaper in Chicago, IL.
We are looking for a motivated journalist who is ready for immediate assignment covering downtown Chicago, specifically the East Loop, New Eastside and Lakeshore East areas. A nose for local news is a must. Writer should have experience writing for established newspapers and print magazines and be able to deliver five or more stories per week and meet deadlines. Applicants should have solid industry and press contacts within Chicago, or be well versed in developing such relationships to cover breaking news.
Staff writer will work from home office but must be able to travel to Chicago when required. This position reports to the editor.
Generate story ideas
Write news and feature articles
Take photos to pair with articles
Attend monthly editorial meetings
Bachelor’s or master’s degree from top-tier university
Clips for established print publications such as Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, DNAinfo, Crain’s or equivalent
Strong writing skills
A nose for the story
Strong networking skills
Bachelor’s degree or higher
20+ per week