Vice President of Sales-Omaha, NE

Lee Enterprises Inc   Omaha, NE   Full-time     Sales
Posted on March 25, 2024
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Vice President of Sales-Omaha, NE

The Omaha World-Herald is seeking a dynamic leader as the Vice President of Sales for Omaha, Council Bluffs, Iowa, and the surrounding areas. This position is a "boots on the ground" role responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities plus growing relationships with existing clients to increase sales and revenue individually and by leading a team. Lee Enterprises is the fastest growing digital subscription platform in the nation for four years running.

Primary Responsibilities include:
  • Build a high-performing team; provides motivation, coaching, guidance and support to ensure individual and team success
  • Seeks to hire results driven high performing sales professionals
  • Sets sales goals, develops and executes strategies to win new business
  • Generates new business by researching new prospects and following up on sales leads
  • Participates in networking events and organizations to build leads
  • Establishes and maintains customer relations to grow sales revenue
  • Consults with perspective clients to assess advertising needs
  • Partners with Amplified Digital and other Lee divisions for formulate solutions and proposals
  • Develops and executes sales proposals; close sales
  • Manages a pipeline to optimize conversion and account growth (CRM)
  • Become proficient in assigned business sectors, with an eye on emerging and growth sectors
Applicants will be expected to lead a team of sales executives while also managing and expanding their own book of business.

Omaha is a metro area of over 950,000 rich in the arts, sporting events, parks, golf and dining. Omaha has an affordable cost of living, excellent schools, a thriving downtown, concert venues, and is consistently ranked as one of the top 100 places to live in the US.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 74 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we participate in E-verify. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.

If you have the talent we are seeking, apply at lee.net/careers and search for the Omaha World-Herald or Omaha.