Advertising Sales Representative

Location Massillon, OH
Date Posted October 6, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Reports to: Advertising Sales Manager 

Location: Massillon, Ohio 

Type of Position: Full-time 

Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm with weekend and evening work as needed. 

Compensation: based on experience and skill level 

Posting Period: through October 31, 2019 

Description - Responsible for the selling of advertising in the MCTV service area. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities- In this role, the Advertising Sales Representative has the primary responsibility to: 

  • Search and locate potential advertising clients. 
  • Promote MCTV as a viable advertising product. 
  • Sell cable television advertising to local businesses through direct contact with businesses and agencies. 
  • Travel within the MCTV service area, mainly during normal business hours. 
  • Establish and maintain long-lasting relationships with advertisers and ad agencies in-person and via phone. 
  • Assist in creating television commercial schedules for clients. 
  • Provide copy instructions for client schedules. 
  • Utilize Griffin Media Research to create advertisement schedules. 
  • Create contracts using AdSails CRM program. 
  • Demonstrate excellent creative writing skills to create commercials. 
  • Discuss the basic components of TV production used when creating commercials. 

The Advertising Sales Representative must successfully utilize the following tools/equipment in order to complete their responsibilities: 

  • Maintain dexterity, vision, and coordination, sufficient to perform essential functions. 
  • Use of PC, telephone, copy machine/scanner, fax, and basic office equipment. 
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, 6-8 hours/day. 
  • Ability to bend, lift and carry files, boxes or other objects up to 20 lbs. 
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). 
  • Experience using CRM software and/or ad scheduling software

Qualifications – 

  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Must have reliable transportation. 
  • Must have 3 years of work experience in Media Sales. Marketing, advertising, and commercial creation experience is a plus. 
  • Must successfully complete background check and drug test. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or related degree is beneficial, but not required. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with customers and co-workers. 

Diverse Workforce / EEO MCTV recognizes and strongly supports the benefits of a diverse workforce, and strives to provide a culture that recognizes the unique contributions of each of our employees. MCTV requires a drug test, background check, employment, and education verification as conditions of employment. MCTV is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, and the presence of a non-job-related handicap or disability, or any other legally protected status. 

To Apply Interested candidates may send cover letter and resume to (please include the job title in your email), or to the following address... 

MCTV PO Box 1000 Massillon, Ohio 44648-1000