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Media Sales Representative

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Position Purpose

The purpose for this position is to sell advertising and marketing services including digital, mobile, social, trade show, sponsorships, and print.

First and foremost, this person must have a passion for sales and would enjoy the fringe benefits and fun associated with operating at the center of Chicago's hospitality community.  The position is accountable for driving revenue into Concierge Preferred (CP) products and making sales goals.  The person in this position will call on high level personnel within the visitor industry to sell our services.  We are looking for someone who considers themself a real sales professional and enjoys selling digital, mobile, social, trade show, maps and print oriented products and services.  This position is responsible for multiple categories including restaurants, attractions, nightlife, shopping, culture, hotels and more.  Networking and entertaining is a must.


Primary Responsibilities: % Of Job

New Business - Cold calling and closing new business through various methods. Make a minimum of 9 meetings per week with at least 3 being prospects./30%

Existing Clients - Develop business with clients within your assigned territory to grow the revenue./60%

Admin - Complete required contracts and paperwork for order submission following established company policies. Provide clients with order information as needed or as requested. Complete and submit sales reports on a timely basis following established division guidelines./5%

Learning - Continuously improve knowledge of visitor industry by keeping abreast of changes in the market. Continuously improve knowledge of CP product portfolio./5%


About Us

Concierge Preferred is a media services company owned by the O'Malley Magnusson Publishing Group.  It was founded by President  & Publisher, Tim O'Malley and Executive Vice President, Mike Magnusson in Chicago in September, 2001.

As the “Visitor Marketing Authority,” Concierge Preferred specializes in making our partners more profit by driving visitors to the doors and helping them develop stronger concierge relationships through a variety of products and services including a website, magazine, hotel neighborhood maps, social media marketing services, e-newsletter, trade show, concierge ambassador consulting program and multiple direct marketing products.  We believe the best way to grow our business is to help grow our customer's business. To this end, we start every customer relationship with an in depth, fact-finding process to provide our customers with only the goods and services that will drive business to their doorstep.

We work closely with our sister companies, Pinnacle Advertising Group and Social Media Beast.

Finally, we believe that people want to do business with people they like so we focus on hiring smart, fun loving people who work hard and love what they do.


Our Culture

We are a great fit for people who work and play hard!  We offer a highly flexible work environment that includes reduced hours in the Summer, weekly flextime and a generous vacation package.  You’ll find coffee and craft beer on site.  We celebrate birthdays with regular luncheons. We host monthly networking events at some of Chicago's hottest spots.  We take our “Fab Four” seriously as they personify our core values – John Nordstrom, MLK, Harry Truman and Thomas Edison.  We offer a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental and vision and 401k.   

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