The Cavalier Daily is the only daily news organization at the University of Virginia and the oldest
newspaper in Charlottesville. It is an entirely student-run, non-profit organization with an
operating budget that it accrues solely through selling advertisements. The Cavalier Daily
maintains a 10,000 twice-a-week print circulation, publishes a daily online edition with expanded and enhanced content, and publishes a daily e-newsletter. In addition, it has recently developed a mobile application for smartphones.
*Drive The Cavalier Daily’s growth by securing as much advertising revenue as possible, both by maintaining existing accounts and bringing in new accounts
*Develop sales goals and projections, working with the staff to obtain goals
*Coach and train student staff members
*Prepare promotional plans, sales literature, media kits, and sales contracts
*Prepare and deliver sales presentations to new and existing accounts
*Summers will be used for selling online, e-newsletter and mobile app ads, generating new business, *collecting on past-due invoices and developing other revenue-generating ideas
*The position may expand to include other strategies to increase revenue, including running fundraising campaigns and developing new revenue streams
*1-3 years of experience in sales or advertising preferred
*Interest in social media and online advertising
*Adobe Photoshop/InDesign skills are preferred but not necessary
*Strong communication skills
If the chance to work in a fun, fast-paced environment appeals to you please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.