Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc.

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Sales Director - National Retail

Sales Director - National Retail

Job ID 
2017-1139
Job Locations 
US-FL-St Petersburg
US-IL
US-MN
US-NY
US-CA
US-CT
US-FL
US-GA
US-IA
US-KY
US-MA
...
Posted Date 
4/27/2017
Category 
Sales (Local & National)
Company Name 
Valpak Corporate Headquarters

More about this job

Responsibilities

The selected candidate may work remotely from one of the following states: CT, FL, GA, IL, IA, KY, ME, MI, MA, MN, MT, NH, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV

 

We’re looking for a driven individual to be the main driver of a new sales initiative at SKUlocal. This is an excellent opportunity to play a key role in building a business from the ground up with the backing and resources of a large company. This is primarily a “hunter” role, focused on securing new relationships in the national retail and department store sector for the SKUlocal (formerly Cox Target Media) solution set, including: Targeted Print, Social Influencer and Digital Promotion network businesses. With success will come the opportunity to build and mange a team. If you are a results-oriented, have a good consultative selling approach, and are effective working in a dynamic environment with lots of room for independent decision making then the sky is the limit.  

 

  • Use existing relationships and previous experience develop new business relative to targeted print programs/circulars, targeted direct mail and digital promotion campaigns within the national retail and department store sectors.
  • Drive the sales cycle from needs analysis, program and presentation development, and sales with prospective accounts.
  • Develop and present consultative client-specific marketing plans for execution. Create and deliver powerful and persuasive presentations to key decision makers utilizing the entire Valpak/Savings.com portfolio of products to provide integrated marketing solutions.
  • Quickly develop thorough knowledge of company products/services for both existing and new products and services as developed.
  • Position requires travel to support the above responsibilities.
  • Perform related work and additional duties as needed or required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Business, Marketing, Advertising or related field;
  • 8 years direct sales experience within the national retail or department store space.
  • Must have a proven track record of developing new business, preferably in the newspaper preprint, direct mail, and/or related marketing services segments, focused on the national retail sector industry.
  • Must have significant contacts within the target industries and media agencies that determine budget allocation.
  • Must be able to understand client marketing goals, allocation of spend across print and digital, and solution sell accordingly. 
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the industry. Newspaper preprint experience a plus.
  • Resourceful and self-motivated. Adept at matching the solution to identified client needs.
  • Strong computer skills including PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

 

Company Overview

SKUlocal™ is the trusted, reliable name in mass and targeted media with three household, leading solutions: Valpak, Savings.com and Favado. Our disruptive portfolio grows our clients’ business by creating relevant and memorable buying experiences for their customers. We service many verticals, including the consumer packaged goods (CPG) and omnichannel retail industries, turning shoppers into buyers through the optimal mix of integrated promotional solutions and distribution channels.

 

SKUlocal turnkey solutions provide digital and direct savings to consumers, reaching nearly half of all American coupon users, from tech-savvy millennials to mindful matures. We establish a consistent, all-encompassing presence across all media channels to accumulate a combined target audience of 106 million active monthly shoppers.

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