• Regional Sales Manager

    GannettChicago, IL 60603

    Job #1564766109

  • Req #15641

    Friday, May 28, 2021

    Gannett Co.,
    Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and
    marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With
    an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives
    of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and
    benefits, and advertiser products and services.

    Our current portfolio of media
    assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S.,
    and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with
    more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing
    services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which
    are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events
    business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

    To connect with us, visit ~~~

    Gannett Co., Inc.(NYSE: GCI) is a next-generation media company committed to strengthening communities across our network. We are in growth mode and have been thrilled to expand our footprint in digital media with several exciting acquisitions, including ReachLocal, SweetIQ and Wordstream.

    ReachLocal is leading the charge by arming local businesses with the online marketing solutions they need to take advantage of the Internet. And to keep up with our explosive growth, were looking for an ambitious and motivated Regional Sales Manager to drive aggressive sales revenue.

    This position requires someone with a strategic mindset and a tactical approach. In this role, youll be on the front lines leading an established sales force to develop relationships with SMBs in your local market. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to provide a service that businesses really want and need, something you can truly believe in and be passionate about.

    Ever sold a product or service you didnt believe was an asset to businesses in your local area? You wont find that here. Our market-leading portfolio includes:

    • Search Engine Marketing (PPC)

    • Display Advertising (Banner Advertising)

    • Web Presence Optimization, including services for Organic Search, Social Media Marketing and Reputation Management

    • A wide range of business services, including Online Chat, Video Production, and Analytics

    If youre a razor-sharp entrepreneur and an assertive sales leader with experience in online marketing and social media, you might be just the person were looking for.

    Job Skills & Responsibilities:

    • Recruit, hire and develop sales professionals and future leaders of ReachLocal in your local area

    • Increase ReachLocals customer base and revenue by targeting, acquiring, and retaining clients

    • Represent ReachLocal and champion our brand through strong customer service, networking, and community involvement

    • Develop and strategically execute a plan, identifying and prioritizing target verticals and key accounts throughout the local market

    • Train and develop a sales force on the principals of planning their day-to-day call cycle, including prospecting and consultative selling

    • Manage operational functions of the office and report sales metrics, growth, retention, anticipated churn and other critical data

    • Conduct weekly sales meetings, highlighting training topics, concerns, recognitions, and accomplishments

    • Minimum 3+ years experience managing a team of 15+ outside sales representatives in the local marketplace

    • Proven track record of successfully selling in a true business development role to small-to medium-sized businesses

    • Detail- and process-oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Must be passionate about the Internet, Digital Media and Social Media with the desire to learn more and ability to grasp new concepts quickly

    Are you ready to join a company where you can have fun and work with some of brightest people in digital marketing?

    Our mission is to help local businesses all over the world reach more local customers online. As a leader in powering online marketing for local businesses, ReachLocal has been recognized for outstanding products and exceptional employees, having won Googles Quality Account Champion in North America and Googles Innovation Champion Award in Canada.

    We invite you to learn more about us, connect with us, and grow with us here:

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    What we offer:

    As a part of Gannett Co., Inc., the nation's largest media and marketing solutions company, we offer a dynamic, community-focused environment where individuals are rewarded for exceptional performance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. Pre-employment drug testing and background screening are required.

    About Us:

    Through trusted, compelling content and unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 100 million people monthly. With more than 110 markets internationally, it is known for Pulitzer Prize-winning newsrooms, powerhouse brands such as USA TODAY and specialized media properties. To connect with us, visit



    Gannett Co., Inc.

    is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

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    • Job Family

      WCS Sales Management

    • Job Function

      Marketing Solutions

    • Pay Type


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