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Business Development

Company: Lamar Advertising
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a dynamic sales rep interested in helping local businesses with innovative outdoor advertising campaigns? We need someone who truly appreciates the connection between marketing and sales, someone who genuinely gets excited with each and every sale - big or small. Our Lamar office in Las Vegas, Nevada is now hiring a new Account Executive (salary + commission) to help us bring outdoor advertising campaigns to life for brands in Las Vegas, NV and the surrounding areas.
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What you can expect from us:

A Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00 work schedule
120 hours of paid time off (PTO) that increases with tenure
12 paid company holidays including Presidents Day and Juneteenth
Career advancement opportunities
Ongoing professional development and internal leadership programs to maximize your career potential
Multiple medical plan options
Dental and vision insurance
401K plan with company contributions for participation
Paid parental leave
Wellness program incentives such as medical plan premium holidays and HSA contributions

What we are looking for in YOU:

Ability to cold call businesses both over the phone and in person
Ability to make oral presentations to provide information or explain policies and procedures
Skill in speaking with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds
Working knowledge of personal computers, including Microsoft Office Suite on Surface Pros
Ability to adapt to new technology
Ability to explain the outdoor advertising business to customers and account executives from installation and product standpoints
Skill in writing grammatically correct routine business correspondence
Ability to perform effectively under fluctuating workloads
Skill in selling or promoting outdoor advertisements
Skill in establishing rapport and gaining the trust of others
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
Ability to meet a sales quota
Working knowledge of general sales techniques
Ability to be intrinsically motivated to succeed and withstand rejection
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction

Education and experience:

Established book of business
Current and Valid Driver's License
College Degree preferred
CRM experience preferred
5 years of sales experience is required, preferably in outdoor advertising
Or equivalent combination of education & experience

Please note: Upon submitting your application, you will be asked to complete an 8-15 minute personality assessment. This assessment compares your professional soft skills to the skills required for success in this role. Please answer honestly; this is not a test!Not completing this assessment could result in disqualification from consideration for this position.
Candidates with a disability in need of an accommodation to fulfill our application requirements should
A day in the life:
Major Activities

Meet and exceed sales targets and monitor personal sales data and reports
Target businesses within the assigned territory/account list and visit each established Lamar client and our competitors' clients within the specified time frame
Identify potential growth areas, open new accounts and increase Lamar's market share by selling all products - Posters, Bulletins, and Transit (where applicable)
Become proficient in the use of Lamar computer tools to locate Co-op prospects, follow up on Hot Leads, prepare proposals, and research
Prepare written presentations, reports and proposals
Become an active team member of Lamar and the advertising community
Develop presentation skills utilizing computer tools and present to clients on a regular basis
Maintain accounts receivable
Continually develop new product knowledge and acquire better selling skills
Keep abreast of competition - particularly newspaper, radio, TV, cable, and online advertising
Actively participate in sales meetings, regional meetings, seminars and trade shows


Create and maintain daily, weekly, and monthly sales plan a month in advance
Maintain the appearance of a professional salesperson
Use sales tools and complete daily planner/sales program after each call and at the end of the day
Maintain organized up-to-date records of clients and sales activity

Time Management

Minimize travel time and maximize time in the field with clients
Travel overnight when necessary
Use the Lamar Sales Support Center and the Multi-Market Coordinators to sell multi-Lamar markets
Cluster accounts to work them geographically and manage your time effectively


Maintain client profiles and be prepared to submit daily planners/call reports, sales plans, forecasts and expense reports on a timely basis
Follow up on all client production orders and ensure campaigns begin and end as the client requested. If any problems arise, AE will communicate immediately with the client and manager to find a solution
Agree to check lights etc. on a regular basis when called upon
Operate within your expense budget

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The primary work environment for this position is an office.
The physical demands for this position include light lifting, seeing (with a focus on reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting less than 50% of the time, standing, talking, turning, and walking.
Nights spent away from home traveling are less than 10%.

Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic
Disability Self-Identification: When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch this video for clarification on why we're asking for this information!
California Resident Disclaimer: California Residents - Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar. By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar. Lamar will not sell this information.
#Reg57IDEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Lamar Advertising, Las Vegas , Business Development, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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