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Updated October 15, 2020

Sales Representative (Full or Part time)

The Chicago Reader is seeking an experienced and motivated individual looking for a new role in media sales.

As part of the Reader team, you’ll work in an exciting industry with an unlimited earning potential, and have the support of a knowledgeable and enthusiastic management team.

Sales representative responsibilities include selling print, digital, and events to local businesses.

Applicants should have:

  • A minimum of 3 years of sales experience
  • Knowledge of media sales, specifically print and digital
  • Working knowledge and experience utilizing a CRM and Google Suite products to manage day-to-day activities
  • Effective relationship-building skills
  • Demonstrated success in meeting revenue goals
  • Excellent analytical, written, oral, communication, written and presentation skills
  • The ability to multitask with strong time and project management skills

Ideal candidates will also:

  • Have a demonstrated ability to act as a qualified marketing consultant (you can talk the talk when it comes to advertising strategy and marketing goals)
  • Possess numerous working relationships with advertisers in Chicago, specifically in the health, real estate, and financial categories

The available compensation packages vary, and include salary, commission, and health benefits.

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The Reader is committed to creating a collaborative environment that celebrates the diversity of our staff. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

This is an ongoing search for qualified candidates for current and future openings. For consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to We will contact qualified candidates; no phone calls, please.

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