Job Opening: Advertising

Advertising Associate Manager

Sonoma Media Investments (SMI) is an independent, privately-owned multimedia company based in Santa Rosa is seeking an Advertising Associate Manager to join our team. Formed in 2012 by a consortium of local investors who recognize the value of quality local journalism, SMI is home to the most-read publications and websites in the affluent Sonoma Valley, north of San Francisco.

Each week, seven out of ten North Bay adults – more than 376,000 in total – engage with the many SMI publications and their corresponding websites, including : The Press Democrat (the flagship daily), The Sonoma Index-Tribune, Petaluma Argus-Courier, The North bay Business Journal, Sonoma Magazine and La Prensa Sonoma (the region’s premier Spanish-language newspaper and website).

Essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

§  Support and Coach Local Sales Account Executive
§  Actively Develop Profitable Revenues within New Business
§  Maintain and Grow Profitable Revenues within Existing Business
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of all multimedia products, including (but not limited to) print, digital, SEO, SMS, SEM, SMO, mobile, email, sponsored content.
  • Identify learning and development required in current and/or future roles
  • Participate in identified development/assignment activities such as company sponsored learning initiatives
  • Apply new knowledge, understanding or skill to practical use on the job

Job Requirements:

§  Experience in consultative selling with a track record of achieving sales results.
§  Excellent problem solving, communication and facilitation skills.
§  2 years solutions-based sales background or equivalent.
§  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education or demonstrated past success in comparable outside sales position(s) preferred.

Sonoma Media Investment values the contribution of our employees and offers a competitive compensation plan. We also offer an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401K and Paid Time Off.

Sonoma Media Investments is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background investigation and pre-employment drug testing.

To be considered please submit a cover letter and resume to: and state the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Sonoma Media Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer