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Arizona Republic

ASHLAND MEDIA: Bilingual Sales Manager
Ashland Media, home of La Voz and TV y Mas, has an immediate leadership opportunity in its growing organization. We are looking for a strategic player to take advantage of the projected growth of the Tucson metro market and lead our advertising sales team.

This Sales Manager will lead a sales staff that will constantly prospect for customers in the small business community while providing excellent customer service to existing clients. This dynamic leader will analyze sales performance to goal and develop gap management plans for any shortfalls as well as mentor and coach sales associates to meet individual goals. We are seeking a collaborative person who thrives on client interactions, develops relationships within the company and our client base, leverages these relationships to develop a thorough understanding of clients needs, and champions programs to satisfy those requirements.

Bachelor’s degree or related experience preferred. A minimum of six years’ progressively responsible advertising sales experience to include at least three years’ in a supervisory role also is required. A successful track record growing market revenue share with a proven record of developing and deploying strategic plans that have resulted in increased sales and profitability is necessary. The ability to meet revenue goals and create advertising strategies to target small business owners a must. Experience selling and / or managing a shopper product is required. Must be a proven leader of people who is able to build a strong team and alliances.

Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation) with the ability to act as an influencer of suppliers, peers and other appropriate audiences. Strong managerial skills (selecting and developing talent, coaching and teambuilding) and the confidence to challenge the status quo in a professional manner are essential.

Ashland Media Group provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates with the above qualifications and the desire to join a dynamic team should e-mail resume and salary requirements to:

Bilingual Graphic Artist
Ashland Media Group, home of La Voz and TV y Mas, has an immediate opportunity for a creative bilingual graphic artist. This artist will create display ads, fliers and special sections. This person will work within an advertising team to provide outstanding customer service; process ads prepared electronically by clients, and ensure accurate production of these ads. This artistic candidate will also communicate with internal and external customers to plan, organize and prioritize workflow to meet team goals and deadlines.

The successful candidate will be proficient in Quark, Illustrator and PhotoShop. Proven knowledge of Mac, Microsoft Office, and the ability to work under deadline pressures are essential. Strong communication skills, ability to work well in a team atmosphere and excellent proofreading and accuracy skills will be vital in this position. A Vocational or Associates degree plus two years as an artist for a print media production is preferred. Ashland Media Group provides competitive salaries, 401(k) plans, health insurance and paid vacation time.
Candidates with the above qualifications and the desire to join a dynamic team should submit resume and salary requirements to:
Fax: 602-444-4675

Marketing Communications Planner
(Temporary Position with Full Time Potential!)

Ever wonder what it would be like to put your communication skills to work with a large media and information company?

The Arizona Republic is growing and continues to seek a Communications Planner to communicate the status of marketing projects to our busy internal clients throughout The Republic!

Do you bring…
• First-rate project management and presentation skills?
• A strong handle on marketing principles?
• 3-4 years experience in marketing? (Either in communication, promotions or project management)
• Print production experience
• The gift of building relationships?
• The ability to be deadline-driven AND quality-driven?

If so, we’ve got…
• Competitive salaries
• Comprehensive benefits
• An environment that supports career growth and development
• Fun projects that span the scope of media
• An amazing opportunity for you to hone your marketing and communication skills!

If this sounds like a match, and you’ve got a Bachelor’s degree & 3-4 years of related experience…please submit your resume.

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The Arizona Republic is Arizona's leading provider of news and information, and has published a daily newspaper in Phoenix for more than 110 years.

As the state's premier media company, The Republic is much more than a newspaper. It is part of a multimedia presence that includes our Web sites – and – specialty publications such as Buyer’s Edge, Republic Real Estate, Republic Rentals and direct mail services.

Our goal is to be a technologically advanced, integrated information services company that provides people with information they need, when they need it, and through whatever medium they choose to receive it. The Internet, specialty publications, marketing and advertising services, and a 24- hour information line, have expanded our business franchise far beyond newsprint. We have a national reputation in our field as leaders in innovation and customer service.

We also have a reputation for reaching out to serve the communities where we do business. The Republic annually gives millions of dollars to local charities, social services and civic, arts and education causes. We're consistently among the top corporate donors in metropolitan Phoenix.

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Production Artist I Metro
The Arizona Republic, Arizona’s leading source for news and information currently has an opening for an experienced full-time Retail Production Artist in our Scottsdale facility.

The successful candidate will process ads prepared electronically by clients, and ensure accurate production of these ads. They will create classified and display ads, fliers and special sections. As a part of the Retail advertising team they will provide outstanding customer service to our clients and communicate with internal and external customers to plan, organize and prioritize workflow to meet team goals and deadlines.

The successful candidate will have a Vocational or Associates degree with a minimum of 2 years’ experience as an artist in print media production. They will have a demonstrated ability to work well under deadline pressures, and be proficient in Macintosh OS9 & OSX using QuarkXPress 4+, Adobe Illustrator 10+, Adobe PhotoShop 7+ and Adobe Acrobat 4+. High school diploma or GED is required.

A test will be administered to verify this skillset. Strong communication skills, the ability to work well as a member of a team, excellent proofreading and accuracy skills is vital in this position. Previous newspaper experience is a plus.

The Arizona Republic is proud to offer quarterly & yearly bonuses. 401(k), medical, dental, and vision benefits to our employees.

We have an immediate sales opportunity for an Outside Sales Executive - Keys. In this position you will sell to retail customers, identify and develop new prospects to increase market share, provide exceptional customer service and work closely within a team environment to achieve goals. You will analyze customers’ needs and sell customized advertising solutions that meet and exceed our customer’s expectations. The executive will be a seasoned sales professional, with proven outside sales abilities and cold-calling skills. The successful candidate will build new client bases and maintain existing accounts to make goal. Must be able to work flexible hours and be active in related industry groups. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment. They will make compelling sales presentations to our retail customers; have proven negotiation skills, as well as the ability to build client relationships that meet and exceed customer expectations. Candidates will have two years’ experience in advertising sales. Previous experience working with large accounts and a bachelor’s degree in Advertising or Marketing is preferred.

These clients not only expect a more strategic approach to their business, they demand it. If you are truly a strategic thinker and want to partner with clients that are interested in a more dynamic media mix and not the "same old approach" - Key Accounts could be the right fit for you.

This qualified candidate will possess exceptional communication, spelling, math and grammar skills and be proficient with MS Office applications. Candidates must have access to a vehicle, the minimum state liability insurance and have a valid AZ driver’s license to make daily business calls.