Welcome to Jobs in Pods! I’m your host, Peter Clayton. Today I have an exciting sales career to tell you about with Chronicle Media in Augusta, Georgia.
We’ll be talking with Ryan Gordon, Advertising Director at Chronicle Media, about how you can turbocharge your career as a Digital Advertising Account Executive. At Chronicle Media, you’ll have a highly competitive salary and commission package, and be equipped with the latest digital advertising products and services to sell. You’ll learn new skills, have fun with an awesome team at Chronicle Media, who are committed to providing Augusta, and surrounding communities, a trusted source of local news and information.
Ryan, welcome to JobsinPods!
- Tell us about yourself. I understand you’ve been with Chronicle Media for 13 years?
- So your flagship publication, The Augusta Chronicle is not only the oldest newspaper in the South but honored as the top newspaper in Georgia by the Georgia Press Association?
- Two part question, Ryan: You’re looking for a Digital Advertising Account Executive to join your team. What’s the background and qualifications needed for this role? And… What attributes do you look for when interviewing candidates?
- Outside of qualifications, what personal traits are important for in someone joining your sales team?
- The new Digital Advertising Account Executive will report to you?
- How large is your sales team?
- You had mentioned to me that one of the things you like best about your job is “every day is different.” Tell us about the work environment at Chronicle Media.
- Initially, what kind of training and support will your new Digital Advertising Account Executive receive?
- It must be rewarding to work for a company whose products are not only well-known yet so important to the community it serves.
- What are the benefits that Chronicle Media provides?
- Given your tenure, Ryan, I’m sure you can tell us what opportunities for growth and advancement will be available to the Digital Advertising Account Executive?
- Finally, what is the best way to apply for this position with Chronicle Media?