Account Executive - Auto

The Sioux City Journal Communications is seeking an Automotive Account Executive to join our talented sales team. This is an outside sales position that focuses on selling multimedia advertising solutions to auto dealers to support new and used car sales.

The ideal candidate has sales experience in automotive and/or media sales and is able to present effective advertising programs that deliver results for clients.

The Account Executive will be armed with a product portfolio that that provides optimal reach and performance to meet auto dealer sales goal initiatives. The product portfolio includes newsprint and digital marketing services (including targeted display, search marketing, social and email services). Proficiencies in these areas is a plus.

Compensation is based on annual salary plus the ability to meet sales responsibilities.


  • Develop and grow new auto dealer advertising revenue.
  • Manage accounts for existing and new accounts
  • Establish and maintain strong customer relationships
  • Provide excellent solution-focused customer service
  • Drive to meet your monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals.


  • 2 – 5 years of outside sales experience with proven, measurable results
  • Ability to work in a deadline based environment
  • Reliable transportation is required

If you are motivated and driven, you like taking on challenges, finding creative solutions, helping people, helping yourself, you have a sense of humor, you like to have fun - and you think on your feet! We are growing and expanding, so you might literally need to! Sound like you? Apply!

What’s in it for you? In addition to a base salary and commission plan we offer great health benefits, cell phone and mileage reimbursement, training opportunities and a fun and terrific team atmosphere that will support and grow your talents.

Lee Enterprises
Full time
Sales & Marketing
Sioux City, Iowa 51110, US