Business Development Manager

<p>Hour Media in Troy, Michigan is seeking a pro-active, energetic salesperson to call on medium- to large-size businesses and organizations to acquire new clients for our award-winning Custom Publishing division.</p>

Troy, MI

Hour Media LLC

Powerful editorial coverage, vibrant photography and reliable resources are the trademarks of the Hour Media brands. Brands include Hour Detroit, DBusiness, Detroit Home, and Metro Detroit Weddings magazines. Hour Media also publishes the Metropolitan Detroit Guest and Resource Guide, the Metropolitan Detroit Dining Guide, and numerous custom publications.&nbsp;

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>This full-time position is responsible for identifying, prospecting, and closing new custom publishing clients nationwide.<br /><br />Benefits include 401(k), paid vacation, health insurance, dental, and more!</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Ability to develop ideas, recognize opportunities, and connect the dots between prospective clients&rsquo; needs and Hour Media&rsquo;s competencies</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>At least 3 years of proven success pitching new business at an ad agency, custom publishing company, or media company.</li> <li>Experience cold-calling senior-level decision makers at medium- to large-size companies and organizations.</li> <li>A positive, can-do attitude.</li> <li>Fearless drive and hunger to make cold calls and close deals.</li> <li>Entrepreneurial and opportunistic spirit.</li> <li>Exceptional listening, organization, and strategic communication skills.</li> <li>Pleasant and articulate phone manner.</li> <li>Professional appearance.</li> <li>Ability to travel.</li> <li>Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite is a must.</li> <li>Proficiency with Magazine Manager or other CRM system is a plus.</li> </ul>