Business Development Manager (Central Maine)

The Morning Sentinel and Kennebec Journal newspapers are seeking a Business Development Manager to help grow revenue and manage and develop our sales team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Developing new products and packages

– Creation of business plans for new products and initiatives – establishing milestones, metrics and goals.

– Collaboration with the sales team on client solutions – providing presentations, client proposals and quotes.

– Management, development and training of the sales team, including inside, outside and classified advertising

– Resolution of issues and complaints from customers in a timely and professional manner

– Development of prospecting methods

– Administration of late ads, layout, credit and interdepartmental communication involving special sections, inside sales, and classified advertising

Our ideal candidate has/is:

– Proven sales background – print media experience a plus

– Sales leadership and development experience

– Skilled at product and package development

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

– Exceptional customer service focused on client relationships and conflict resolution

– Ability to lead, train and develop employees

– Proficient in all Microsoft Office products, including Excel and PowerPoint

We offer:

– Health, dental and vision insurance

– Short/long-term disability and life insurance

– Employee Assistance Program

– Paid Parental leave

– 401k with company match

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

We are an EEO employer.