Careers

Covering arts, culture, politics and entertainment, the Shepherd Express (Est. 1982) is devoted to bettering our community and enriching our readers through astute, uncommon news coverage and honest writing.

Locally owned and published by editor Louis Fortis, the Shepherd Express has thrived and grown to over 250,000 readers each week in the greater Milwaukee area (Milwaukee, Washington, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Racine Counties). Covering local news, arts, culture, politics and entertainment since 1982, the Shepherd Express is devoted to bettering our community and enriching our readers through uncommon news coverage and honest writing. We are the largest alternative newspaper in Wisconsin. We distribute weekly to more than 1,200 high-traffic locations.

Current Openings:
Account Executive

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Account Executive

We are looking for an Account Executive. The candidate must be highly motivated, organized, have strong communication and excellent customer service skills. A minimum of two years sales and customer service experience is preferred. Knowledge in Print, Online, Events and Social Media Sales is a plus but not a requirement. We are looking for a person who loves the sales game and works hard to win.

Duties:

  • Consult with businesses and nonprofit organizations to develop creative solutions for their advertising needs
  • Sell an array of advertising and marketing services from print to video to businesses and nonprofit organizations
  • Develop advertising proposals and campaigns for clients
  • Conduct meetings with clients to present developed materials
  • Prospect for new business clients
  • Ability to close sales

Requirements:

  • Must be able to work Independently
  • Be highly motivated and like to win
  • Have strong communication and diplomatic skills
  • Be organized and have the ability to meet deadlines in a high paced environment
  • Enjoy developing creative solutions for clients
  • Have a vehicle
  • Have a minimum of two years Sales Experience
  • Available for full time employment

We Offer:

  • A Competitive Salary based on experience
  • Company provided laptop
  • Car allowance
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Retirement Plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • A work environment that won an award for one of the Best Places to Work in the Milwaukee Area

Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to kgardner@shepex.com with "Account Executive" in the subject line. No calls please.