Do you want to work for an established, top-tier mobile app company? Join us! Key Ring, a Gannett company, is the leading mobile shopping solution. We’re revolutionizing loyalty and rewards programs, coupons, shopping lists, and circulars by helping millions of users save time and money through our smartphone app. We also help hundreds of companies attract loyal customers, analyze customer data, and simplify their shopping experience through our digital marketing capabilities.
The Key Ring team is looking for charismatic Sales Director to lead retail and CPG sales out of our Chicago office. This person will work very closely with the sales team at Shoplocal to drive sales of Key Ring at retail and CPG customers. Both Key Ring and Shoplocal are part of G/O Digital, a division of Gannett that enables advertisers to connect with consumers locally in a meaningful, personal way that drives measureable results. This role will have a national scope and will play a key role in realizing the G/O Digital vision.
Desired skills and experience include:
- Highly self-motivated and seasoned leader with exceptional ability to build relationships with existing and prospective clients through a consultative sales process.
- At least 5 years direct ad sales or agency experience
- Background in digital marketing, direct marketing, and retail CRM/loyalty programs
- Successful track record of selling marketing services to mid-market and large retail and/or CPG organizations.
- Experience in mobile - strongly preferred
If you’re looking to join a small team of entrepreneur minded folks that love building exceptional products for consumers this is the gig for you.
Commensurate with experience and includes: base salary, commission, and healthcare.
Reports to: CEO, Key Ring
Position Based in Chicago
Interested? Contact chrisfagan [at] mobestream.com
About Key Ring
Key Ring was acquired by Gannett (NYSE: GCI) in Sept 2012 and operates as a business unit within the G/O Digital division of Gannett. The Key Ring mobile application has millions of users who download the app to scan and store existing loyalty cards, join new programs, and receive mobile coupons via their smartphones. The popularity of the app resulted in it being voted 1st place in Mobile Commerce and Best Online Pick for the 2011 Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) Emerging Technology Awards. In addition, Key Ring has been featured by many news publications such as USA Today, New York Times, LA Times, Lifehacker, Mashable, Time Magazine Techland, Entrepreneur Magazine, and several others.
About G/O Digital
G/O Digital is a new division of the Gannett Company (NYSE: GCI). We help businesses, big & small #WinLocal. For National Brands and Agencies, we transform content into commerce. For Small and Medium Sized Businesses (SMBs),G/O Digital is a one-stop-shop for local businesses looking to connect with consumersthrough digital marketing. The G/O Digital premise is simple:whether you’re a big brand marketer or local business owner, we deliver a simple suite of digital marketing solutions to connect with consumers locally in a meaningful, personal way that drives measureable results.
Shoplocal is part of G/O Digital as well. Shoplocal connects advertisers to national audiences with local precision. Shoplocal is the leader in turnkey local@scale interactive marketing that turns content into commerce for retailers, brands and agencies. Shoplocal offers a complete suite of innovative digital advertising solutions to connect with shoppers along the path to purchase, driving measurable in-store sales and ROI. Shoplocal partners with more than 100 of the nation's top retailers, including CVS, Kohl's, Lowe's, Macy's, Publix, Staples, Target, Walmart and Walgreens, to deliver localized promotions to shoppers at national scale through online circulars, display advertising, search, social media, digital out of home and mobile.