Metroland Media

  • Oshawa This Week

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Oshawa | CA-ON-Cobourg | CA-ON-Port Perry
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/26/2018 9:40 AM)
    Job Title
    Account Representative
    Job Category
    Job Type
    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.




    You will specialize in Digital Sales and help to research and deliver report analytics, trouble shoot, product knowledge and up sell/renewal recommendations through our local print sales team. Your ability to put together compelling data and understand the needs of our customers (both internal and external) are integral to being successful in this role.  Reporting directly to the Sales Manager this position will reside at the Oshawa location. This position will provide candidates, including recent graduates, the opportunity to gain sales exposure and to be part of one of Canada's leading community media companies. We will provide you with the support and training you will need in order to be successful. Your career starts here!



    • Grow digital retention sales through our core sales team
    • Optimize our digital inventory for maximum revenue potential
    • Respond to reporting requests in a timely and efficient manner
    • Maintain a strong working knowledge of company products, special sales programs and marketing efforts within the sales division
    • Provide sound daily digital media services, digital media technical support and related functions
    • Advise, consult and provide information related to the impression levels, design, creative and online delivery of digital advertising campaigns
    • Communicate daily status updates on live or expired campaigns to identify other winning opportunities
    • Client facing and direct sales with customers
    • As part of this role, you will be required to handle credit card information. Metroland Media is PCI compliant company, and requires people in this role to take PCI training to handle cards in a safe and compliant manner.


    • A proven history of contributing to a winning sales team, experience within a newspaper environment a definite asset
    • Media sales/and or analytic experience in a print and online environment would be a definite asset
    • Superior customer service skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Solid organizational and time management skills
    • High computer proficiency: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML, rich media, Flash, Java and internet
    • Knowledge of CRM, AdTech, Ominture, Google Analytics, ComScore technology, preferred
    • Valid Driver's licence and reliable vehicle


    • The opportunity to be part of an exciting company at the cutting edge of the media industry
    • The chance to work for a well-established and respected company that is connected to your communities
    • Competitive compensation plan
    • Being part of a company that is committed to providing a healthy and safe work environment
    • Individualized career plans and extensive ongoing development opportunities



    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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