Full-time advertising representative starting in December 2013

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
*Independent worker
*Interest in social media and online advertising
*MS Office
*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 editor@cavalierdaily.com.

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