Metroland Media

  • Northumberland News

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Cobourg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job Title
    Classified Sales Representative
    Job Category
    Job Type
    Temporary Full Time
    Number of Positions








    Where do you find your local community news? How do you stay connected to new and old businesses in your community? Metroland Media is a communication company built on a strong history of providing the news to Ontario’s door steps for over 100 years. In this ever growing industry we have continued to evolve, allowing us to become the industry leaders. Flyers, magazines, trade shows, digital advertising and distribution is a snapshot of our companies breadth. If you are looking for a dynamic company built on a strong history within your community, look no further.


    A subsidiary of Torstar Corporation, Metroland is one of Canada’s premier media companies. Metroland delivers up-to-the-minute vital business and community information to millions of people across Ontario. We have grown significantly in recent years in terms of audience and advertisers and we’re continuing to invest heavily in developing best-in-class talent, products and technology to accelerate our growth in the media landscape and strengthen our connection to the community. For further information, please visit





    We are looking for a Temporary Full Time Sales Representative for Northumberland News. The purpose of this position is to service incoming calls, design display ads, and perform outbound sales to increase sales revenue through new business development.




    • Prospecting new business through outbound sales calls by phone and in person.
    • Receive incoming classified calls to provide information and to service customers.
    • Research, develop and service accounts for our full suite of digital classified solutions
    • Create and implement new features with a multimedia approach
    • Design display ads according to customer specifications. Provide clients with ad proofs to ensure accuracy and also to receive ad approvals and confirmation.
    • Ensure combination ads are accurately sent out to other newspapers.
    • Promote special features and up-sell advertising features to clients.
    • Liaise with accounting to review the status of accounts.



    • Post-Secondary Education or equivalent.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Solid time-management and organizational skills.
    • Proficient computer skills and accurate keyboarding, spelling & grammar skills.
    • Great Interpersonal skills.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Ability to work within a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
    • Previous inside sales experience an asset.




    Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.


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