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Lamar Advertising Sales Manager in Seattle, Washington

DescriptionOur Lamar office in Seattle, Washington is now hiring a new Sales Manager to help bring innovative advertising campaigns to life in Seattle, WA and the surrounding areas. The purpose of this position is to oversee all advertising sales activities relating to the operation of the office in a profitable and acceptable manner, and ensure that the office meets its monthly, quarterly, and annual budget. This position functions as a first-line manager in the advertising sales department.Additionally, the Sales Manager is responsible for managing sales and maximizing advertising sales revenues, motivating the sales team through positive leadership, training, and continuous support, as well as overseeing customer relations.Who we are:Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. With over 351,000 displays across the United States and Canada Lamar is dedicated to helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.We provide ad space through:BillboardsInterstate logosHandpainted muralsTransportation and airportsThe largest network of digital billboards in the United StatesWe live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally.We are committed to sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices and use a number of innovative strategies to reduce our environmental impact. We are actively working to reduce our annual greenhouse gas emissions and are projecting a 70% decrease by 2026 as a result of our efforts.Want to hear more about Lamar? Check out these videos:About UsOur RelationshipsGiving Back ProgramWhat you can expect from us:A first-year earning potential of $120,000 - $185,000 / year, dependent on relevant skills and abilitiesA Monday-Friday 8:00am -5:00pm schedule (with additional work hours as needed)A 60-day comprehensive training periodAdvancement opportunitiesMultiple medical plan optionsDental and vision insurancePTO401K planIncentivized wellness programsEssential Functions and Responsibilities Responsible for, or the supervision of, the hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, disciplining and/or terminating of all sales personnel.The Sales Manager shall also be responsible for the development of personnel to assist in the overall growth of the company and shall ensure that all personnel conform to Employer's policies, guidelines, and procedures.The Sales Manager shall further be responsible for ensuring that all personnel do an efficient and productive job in all advertising sales operations of the plant.Assume direct responsibility for maintaining sales at acceptable levels for the office. This should include, but not be limited to:Managing the salesforce, approving advertising contracts, and development of ideas and advertising programsInvolvement in sales training programsAssisting the General Manager in goal-setting for advertising sales performanceSeeing that proposals and presentations are completed in a professional mannerAssisting in maintaining good public relations in the community and with all advertising customersResponsible for coordinating and managing efforts of the advertising sales team with other internal departments such as operations, administration, and real estate to ensure timely proposals, POP (proof of performance), and billboard or digital installations.Knowledge, Skill, and Ability RequirementsSkill in projecting and monitoring sales budgets