Summary: The Air Force Association has an immediate need for a seasoned Advertising Sales Executive. This person will be responsible for sales of print and digital advertising sales in Air Force Magazine, airforcemag.com, as well as newsletters, event programs and other products. This position reports to the Director, Corporate Relations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Prospect for new advertising business via phone, email and in person meetings
Keep clients informed on editorial, event content and advertising opportunities through calls, email and personal contact
Travel to clients/prospects to establish and maintain business relationships
Build integrated marketing plans based on client needs
Create marketing materials, sales presentations, and media kit collateral to inform and support clients
Develop new products and services to help connect with their customers through AFA solutions annual Media Kit
Remain current with media and market trends and the changing needs of our clients
Collaborate on setting rates, budgets and goals for advertising sales
Attend aerospace events to network with the defense, aerospace, technology, and cyber security markets, in order to build relationships with potential advertisers
Various admin duties related to ad sales
You are a strategic thinker with the ability to translate marketing needs into compelling concepts and solutions. You have a proven track record of media sales success. You are comfortable and proficient with the entire sales cycle. You possess superb organizational, written, and verbal communication skills. You have proven collaboration skills with the ability to lead cross functional teams to achieve sales results.
Compensation package includes base salary plus commissions, in addition to excellent benefits including healthcare, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. Please send resume with cover letter to email@example.com.
About Air Force Association
The Air Force Association (AFA) non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace education association promoting public understanding of aerospace power and the pivotal role it plays in the security of the nation. AFA publishes Air Force Magazine, conducts national symposia and disseminates information through outreach programs. It sponsors professional development seminars and recognizes excellence in the education and aerospace fields through national awards programs. AFA presents scholarships and grants to Air Force active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members and their dependents; and awards educator grants to promote science and math education at the elementary and secondary school level. Additionally, AFA publishes a wide range of materials on www.afa.org.