The Macon Telegraph

487 Cherry St
Macon , GA
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Senior Account Executive (Excelerate)

The Macon Telegraph
Macon, GA Full time
Posted on November 7, 2017

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Account Executive (Excelerate) to join our dynamic and forward-thinking sales team!  We provide the culture, tools, and environment for you to achieve unlimited success by offering great ideas and creation executions to local businesses.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • To focus on developing new digital revenue and new customers for Excelerate, McClatchy’s national digital agency in the Macon, GA market and the surrounding region.
  • Meet and exceed revenue goals
  • Independent prospecting of digital opportunities that will drive new revenue streams and new customers
  • Develop and maintain a full funnel of prospects and property track prospects through the funnel
  • Conduct client needs analysis
  • Prepare and present custom proposals and solutions
  • Assist with agency product development and pricing as needed
  • Collaborate and work effectively with the internal and external customers

 Key Competencies:

  • In-depth digital services and product knowledge
  • agency experience
  • Proven track record in digital sales
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentations skills
  • Strong work ethic with excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to network; business development skills
  • Self-starter and ability to adapt quickly

 Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of digital experience or equivalent combination of work and education experience required.
  • Comfort and working knowledge of digital marketing techniques, platforms and sales methods required.
  • Must know Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with Google suite (Slides/Gmail/Sheets, etc.) is preferred.


4-year degree, in Advertising, Marketing, or Business.

Please attach a cover letter and resume.

This full-time position includes a competitive salary, commission program, and a comprehensive benefits package.


The Macon Telegraph is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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