Summary: Advertising Director & General Manager – Privately held Hagadone Newspapers, North Idaho properties, is searching for a candidate to lead advertising sales and oversee general business operations for three very established community newspapers: Bonner County Daily Bee (6x), Priest River Times (1x) & Bonners Ferry Herald (1x).
Work with the best while living in the desirable Pacific Northwest. Sandpoint, Idaho…a region known for its beautiful mountainous terrain, expansive lakes and an abundance of four-seasons outdoor activity.
In this exciting role you will drive top-line revenue while leading an established sales team of Multimedia Account Executives and Facilitators. Reporting to the North Idaho Regional Publisher and separate from heavy corporate oversight, you will demonstrate a history of driving sustainable results with an ability to work independently while thinking and acting strategically.
Lead in sales, lead in the community. As the senior on-site executive, you will also spend quality time representing each newspaper while engaging with community leaders, organizations and events.
Qualifications: Experience making a best-practices sales culture a top priority. Proven success in sales leadership with +5 years’ experience and track record of growing revenue. Meaningful expertise leading digital sales preferred. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in marketing, advertising or related field. Strong skills in integrating analytics, market insights, strategies, account planning and other best practices to create and execute successful sales growth. Send cover letter and resume. Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.