Employment

Current opportunities:

Media Sales Position

Pristine Media is seeking outstanding Advertising Account Executive to join our team. Positions are based in Austin.

Duties include:
* Sell display advertising both in print and online for our 2 award winning publications. The candidate will be expected to aggressively pursue new business by prospecting in open categories as well as renew existing business with the aim of reaching specific weekly goals.

* Identifies client needs, utilizes knowledge of client’s business and their competition to present effective ideas and proposals.
* Account Executive will work closely with Advertising Sales Director to determine overall strategy and plan.

Training will be provided. Call expectations will be set and regular meetings will be held with Advertising Sales Director to gauge progress. Ultimately he/she will need to work independently and manage the territory and accounts from inception through execution.

Requirements:
* Dedication and Passion is preferred over prior experience. Strong work ethic is a must.
* Ability to work independently, possess effective time management skills and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Must be able to work in a fast-paced, and evolving environment.
* Must be comfortable and proficient with conducting business over the phone, email and mostly in person. Candidate should be self-motivated, and actively and constantly prospect for new accounts.
* Yellow Pages experience is a PLUS!

Interns/Writers

We are always looking for passionate, community-minded individuals willing to volunteer their writing, editing, layout, or photography skills with The Austin Times. If interested, email swalker@theaustintimes.com