Print + Digital Account Executive
Vortex Music Magazine is seeking Account Executives for web and print, responsible for selling print and digital ads on a commission-based, part-time basis.
▶ Develop and manage client accounts, marketing collateral, and calendars as well as direct supervision of projects and pitches, content, and timelines across print and digital components.
▶ Consistently meet and exceed sales objectives.
▶ Manage and maintain all creative assets for clients.
Non-Negotiable Vortex Requirements
▶ Have a passion for music and the City of Roses.
▶ Be a highly qualified individual who can confidently prospect new and existing clients, handle revenue, and pursue clients to reach our print deadlines.
▶ Possess a strong desire to heighten awareness of the Vortex brand.
▶ Demonstrate ability to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment. We provide training and ongoing support, but you’ve gotta have mad mover-and-shaker skills.
▶ Fun to be around. Not necessarily always-on-funny like Hutch Harris of The Thermals, but you sure as hell need to be fun to hang out with.
Desired Skills and Experience
▶ 2+ years experience in marketing / advertising / publications preferred.
▶ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
▶ Strong communication and presentation skills, both internally to staff and externally to prospective clients.
▶ Cold calling, prospecting and qualifying companies.
▶ Demonstrated success in exceeding sales targets using a consultative, solutions-focused approach.
▶ Excel and MS Office applications and Google Docs.
▶ Ability to work independently and prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment.
▶ Strong problem-solving skills and service orientation.
▶ Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
▶ Highly analytical with passion for data to combat objections.
▶ Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment.
▶ Constructively advocate internally to staff on behalf of clients.
▶ Self-starter with hands-on, strategic approach to business.
▶ Flexible thinker able to translate ideas and concepts into actions and tangible results.
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Join Our Team!
If you’ve got what it takes to be part of an incredible team that compensates you for your passion and drive, we want to hear from you! Please send your kick-ass resume and cover letter to ads [at] vrtxmag.com
Vortex Music Magazine is Portland’s premiere print and online music publication. Our mission is to make the Portland music scene more successful by making it more accessible. The quality of our curated digital content and enduring print publication puts us ahead of the rest.
The Print Edition is published four times per year. It features serious, long-form journalism paired with dynamic, original photography. The website focuses on providing immediate, curated coverage of what’s happening right now while maintaining up-to-date digital resources such as a concert calendar, artist and business directories, videos, podcasts, music and more. We don’t go stale. Ever.