Careers at Chicago Reader

Updated July 8, 2016

Account Executive

The Chicago Reader is seeking an entry-level advertising salesperson to be based out of the downtown Chicago office. This sales executive will work as a member of a creative and collaborative team focused on digital, mobile, social, online and print advertising solutions.

The right candidate will work to form partnerships with local advertisers to assess and address their advertising challenges. We are seeking self-starters with a strong motivation to learn advertising strategy and who are comfortable in the digital world.


  • Cold-calling business owners and decision makers to set
  • Use a consultative sales approach to identify business needs
  • Create strategic custom solutions to meet customer needs and align our product set with their overall goals
  • Manage existing business and create new business to maintain a healthy sales pipeline


  • Previous experience preferred
  • Must be familiar with the Reader brand
  • Must have some college education; bachelor's degree preferred

Professional, courteous and motivated individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested parties, please send resume, cover letter and salary considerations to

Please put "Account Executive" in the subject line.

The Chicago Reader is an Equal Opportunity Employer