Edible San Diego is always looking for great people who are passionate about promoting, celebrating, and connecting the county we call home.
We are a growing, evolving publication. If you don't see a position that is right for you under our current openings, feel free to send an email with your resume and areas of interest to Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edible San Diego magazine is a growing, nationally-affiliated and award winning publication. Due to our rapid growth, we are looking for several Advertising Sales Representatives to join our team. Edible San Diego is the "source" throughout our county for farm-to-table restaurants, CSAs and farmers' markets, locally sourced food and beverages, organic foods and products, sustainable food, and related eco-friendly and green products and services that promote a healthy lifestyle.
Our current readership is diverse, highly engaged and affluent, making them a desirable target audience for advertisers. As we expand our digital reach, we are also expanding our audience and bringing in a new, younger readership from across the county. We offer high-quality print, digital, and event-based marketing opportunities as highly attractive advertising packages with the goal of building long-term relationships with our advetising partners.
Developing new business is a priority. Sales reps will be responsible for all aspects of the sale, managing each account, and prioritizing renewals.
Preferred candidates will have:
One to two years of advertising sales experience (we may consider training outstanding applicants)
Cold calling experience
Solid communication and presentation skills
A positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit
The ability to build relationships effectively
The ability to work independently on a virtual team
Computer proficiency with Excel spreadsheets, the Google platform, and sales software are required, as is access to a broadband internet connection
The ability to complete reports on account activity and emerging new opportunities
Access to reliable transportation—work may involve regional travel
The willingness and ability to participate in occasional meetings or phone calls pertaining to sales work for Edible San Diego
This is a commission-based, independent contractor position. Income is commensurate with sales and retention of renewals.