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Marcus Promotions Seeks Media Sales Executive (Greater Milwaukee Area)

Marcus Promotions Seeks Media Sales Executive (Greater Milwaukee Area)

Job Title: Media Sales (Greater Milwaukee Area)
Reports To: Sales Manager

The Company
We are artists, writers, sales executives, printers, managers, accountants, and passionate people with a mission of supporting the local performing arts.

Marcus Promotions is proud of our family-oriented company culture – a casual work environment filled with creativity and collaboration. We’re looking for the right people to join our organization to help us grow as individuals and as a team.

Marcus Promotions is the publisher of Footlights, a performing arts magazine and program used in a wide variety of performing arts houses in Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago. In addition to our programs, we run Footlights.com – a regional guide to the performing arts, host the Footlights People’s Choice Awards – an annual ceremony highlighting local talent, serve as a full-service printer and marketing resource to our performing arts clients, and print a variety of other projects for groups such as Summerfest, The Historic Third Ward Association, and ABCD (After Breast Care Diagnosis).

The Basics

We’re seeking an outgoing, hard-working, arts-loving employee to join our sales teams in Milwaukee. On this team, you’ll work to secure advertisers for our main publication, Footlights magazine, as well as our website and other company projects such as the annual Summerfest brochure and the Historic Third Ward Guide. You’ll also work to educate advertising clients about our variety of competitive print capabilities and products.

The Job
Representing Marcus Promotions products and services, including advertising opportunities, publishing, and printing.

Attending weekly meetings to share successes and opportunities and to collaborate with sales team.

Prospecting and cold calling new advertising and printing clients.

Networking with local businesses to create meaningful connections.

Securing long term partnerships by offering exceptional customer service.

The Candidate
Enthusiastic and Extroverted

Strong Self-Management Skills

Exceptional Written and Verbal Communications

Strong Closing Skills

High Level of Integrity

Smiles and Laughs Easily

Genuinely Interested in Others

Loyal and Reliable

Self-Confident and Competitive

The Perks
70% employer-paid health insurance and dental insurance for full-time employees.

401k plan, available AFLAC coverage, and other benefits.

Free tickets to a wide variety of performing arts events in Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, and surrounding areas.

Frequent team-building events to make connections and refresh.

Headquarters in Waukesha, WI is a casual, pet-friendly, open-concept work environment featuring large workspaces, leisure activities such as ping-pong and a pool table, onsite parking, free coffee and popcorn, and friendly and inviting teammates.

Flexible scheduling and opportunity to work hours from home.

Vacation time and personal days.

Use of company-owned MacBook to make your work mobile and accessible.

Small company makes all employees a part of the decision making process, an open-communication style that makes your opinions count.

The Compensation
This position offers commission-based compensation, starting with a base salary and a draw on commission, and the opportunity for monthly, quarterly, and annual bonuses based on performance.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Matt Thiele at mthiele@footlights.com.

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