DNP - Deseret News
  • 12-Jul-2017 to 15-Feb-2018 (MST)
  • Online Products
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • DOE
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Accounts, Vacation and Sick Leave, 11 Holidays, free parking or UTA pass, free soda!

Your Role:

The director of sales and marketing solutions for the Deseret News leads our efforts to (a) grow our business through sales of digital advertising and content/event sponsorship, and (b) to help our clients find meaningful and measurable marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses and reputations.

This new position reports to the head digital officer and also works closely with the VP of sales and director of sales for Deseret Digital Media.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a verifiable track record of strong sales results, digital sales prowess, servant-leadership, collegiality, creativity, and data and marketing savvy.

This job will challenge you to:

  • Meet personal targets for selling digital advertising opportunities to clients who want to reach the's non-Utah audience.
  • Educate and encourage other sellers in their efforts to sell's premium ads and other unique sponsorship opportunities.
  • Secure sponsorships for events, supported journalism, native content, podcasts and livestreams.
  • Push the creative boundaries of traditional advertising.

You're a good fit if you:

  • Are a digital sales leader
  • Can think creatively to help clients solve their business needs
  • Have excellent judgment and social savvy
  • Thrive working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Have the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Understand basic journalism ethics
  • Have experience as a manager, demonstrating skill in training others and helping them improve performance
  • Are willing to learn, grow and invest in yourself
  • Are passionate about our mission
  • Have 5-10 years of sales experience
  • Have a bachelor's degree

Our Mission

The best part of working at the Deseret News - aside from having great colleagues - is working to fulfill an inspiring mission:


To be trusted voices of light and truth

reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Our Team

You will join an energetic group of digital innovators who care deeply about Utah, journalism and the 167-year legacy of the Deseret News. We don't take ourselves too seriously, but we are serious about working together to grow our business.

Our Company

The Deseret News is Utah's oldest newspaper and the longest-running business in the Beehive state. It is a subsidiary of the Deseret Management Corporation, whose other companies include Bonneville International, Deseret Digital Media, Deseret Book, Beneficial Life Insurance Company and Temple Square Hospitality.

Hours & Pay

This is a full-time, on-site position. Pay combines salary and commission, commensurate with experience.

DNP - Deseret News
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