Classified Sales Representative - Herald-Whig - Quincy Newspapers, Inc. - Print, Broadcast, Interactive

Classified Sales Representative - Herald-Whig

Posted: 11/24/2017 13:39:00 -06:00 Updated:

The Herald-Whig is looking for a professional, energetic and customer-focused Classified Sales Representative to work in our classified call center in Quincy, Ill.

Duties include contacting existing and potential new commercial customers via outbound calls, creating and scheduling print and online ads, as well as assist in managing walk-in customers.

Applicants should enjoy working with the public in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment utilizing a computer and phone as their primary workplace tools. Effective problem solving, organizational and communication skills will be essential, in addition to a pleasant telephone voice and a desire to offer exceptional customer service.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or GED; college degree preferred
  • Previous sales or customer service experience
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Strong attention to detail and effective communication skills
  • Adept with Windows computers
  • Minimum typing speed of 40 wpm
  • Excellent spelling, business grammar and writing skills

The Herald-Whig offers an attractive hourly wage plus commission, and a complete benefits package, including health, 401(k), dental, vision, disability, paid time off and more.

Send resume to: Herald-Whig, Christina Wilson/Human Resources, 130 S. Fifth St., Quincy, IL 62301, or email resume to