Sr Manager, Sales - Local Sales

Sr Manager, Sales - Local Sales

Gannett | Seattle, WA, US
Salary Range:$54,000 – $85,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 21 days ago

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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.

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Automotive Digital Manager
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. Our iconic USA TODAY Network brand, 109 strong local media organizations in 34 states and Guam and more than 160 local news brands online in the U.K. and ReachLocal, a digital marketing company.We provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.Each month more than 110 million unique visitors access content from USA TODAY Network and Gannett’s local media organizations.USA TODAY NETWORK is one of the top 20 digital companies in the country, sharing the list with Google, Facebook, and Amazon.
Our team is in search of a Digital Marketing Manager.Our Automotive Digital Managers are on the front lines of our mission to enhance the customer’s experience.This role compliments our sales team, creates comprehensive proposals that contains appropriate merchandising, lead providing & digital marketing products to meet identified dealer needs within the West Group.The Automotive Digital Manager will fully serve their customer base by connecting with them, assessing their needs, recommending products, and encouraging the sale. In conjunction with the Senior Regional Director, the Automotive Digital Manager will also help train sales associates on product knowledge and identify current trends within our industry.
This is an opportunity to be part of The USA TODAY Network Automotive enterprise wide solutions sales team that will drive a retail auto industry transformation.Our team is tasked with building the strongest portfolio in the industry that will provide end-to-end digital marketing, wholesale and commerce solutions for major account automotive segment customers. You will be part of an elite team focused on our Major Accounts working to develop and build exceptional business solutions for our clients so they can focus on what matters most to them – growing their business. Our teams capitalize on the utilization of data, leveraging for retention and strategic selling opportunities to grow revenue.
We are looking for someone that can demonstrate their initiative, resourcefulness and ingenuity, coupled with a strong sales background and will have delivered results in both “traditional” and “new” media environments.
•Work directly with the sales team, in coordination with the Senior Regional Director, to provide support in the development of sales, retention, and upsell of the digital product portfolio.
•Supports the creation of the dealer group account strategy/plan with Senior Regional Director
•Shares marketing/campaign results, implications, and recommendations
•Collaborate with Account Executives to ensure exceptional customer service on digital campaigns
•Assume leadership of Dealer Campaigns and Dealer Ownership as needed
•Provides information about our products and services and be a resource for the customer
•Must provide Deep Digital Marketing expertise and Serve as the Digital Product “resource” for the team
•Maintain a deep understanding of the market and monitor competitive products, innovations and activities.
•Understands the market and shares information on competitive products, innovations and activities.
•Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Temperament to excel in a diverse team environment, flexibility is a must
•Brings energy and enthusiasm to the organization
•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision
•History of collaborating remotely or with remote teams
•Attention to detail and proficient understanding of digital media products, advertising solutions a plus
•Superior written and verbal communication skills
•Excellent research, facilitation and organizational skills required
•Results oriented and follows through on commitments; can be counted upon to successfully execute on goals. Meets deadlines.
•Thrives in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Proven agent for change.
•Enthusiastic and passionate, drives success through execution and works effectively in a matrix environment.
•Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
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:
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a next-generation media company committed to strengthening communities across our network. 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

The annualized base salary for this role will range between $90,000 and $213,900. Variable compensation is not reflected in these figures and based on the role, may be applicable. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, location, and union representation, if applicable. ​

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.


Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant’s disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals’ application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.’s Recruitment Department at %%management%%