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Digital Advertising Sales
Hey Media is seeking an experienced representative to sell Digital Advertising Sales. The ideal candidate is a team player with exceptional interpersonal skills honed for seamless communication with staff, vendors, clients, and agencies. They will have prior experience in the role’s responsibilities, a solid reputation in the region’s sales and advertising industry, and a developed professional network.... Read more

Digital Advertising Sales

HeySoCal.com

Hey Media is seeking an experienced representative to sell Digital Advertising Sales. Do you want to come on board a 25-year old digital media startup with a voice and reach unlike any other Los Angeles media outlet? 

Then Hey Media has the perfect opportunity for you. 

The ideal candidate is a team player with exceptional interpersonal skills honed for seamless communication with staff, vendors, clients, and agencies. They will have prior experience in the role’s responsibilities, a solid reputation in the region’s sales and advertising industry, and a developed professional network. 

Responsibilities:

  • Building and sustaining long-lasting relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Conducting research on products, services, geographic locations, and target customers for existing and potential clients
  • Arranging meetings to present proposals and address concerns of existing and potential clients
  • Preparing sample advertisements and proposals for clients
  • Attending weekly Sales meetings, team meetings and training sessions as required
  • Selling company advertising products and services (both print and digital) to clients by communicating the benefits
  • Working with our team to further develop successful campaigns and find ways to increase revenue

Requirements (preferred):

  • Proven experience as an Advertising Sales Professional
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication skills / written and verbal
  • Strong negotiation sales skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of marketing principles
  • Organizational and analytical skills

About Hey Media:

For more than 25 years, Beacon Media (parent company of Hey Media) has provided multiple Southern California cities with community news and information. In doing so, Beacon has provided a highly-effective advertising medium for its business partners to expand and grow through diverse platforms, including print and digital. 

We are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, as we report the news on issues of the day, including social justice, the environment, government affairs, entertainment, technology, etc. 

We look forward to meeting, and having you as a valued member of our team…

Manager of Advertising Sales
Selling Digital Advertising and Marketing Agency Services
Hey Media seeks a Manager of Advertising Sales to help grow a successful sales team and further establish and drive print and online digital advertising & content marketing platforms. The Manager of Advertising Sales will have the opportunity to oversee day to day operations, including digital sales and strategy, campaign creative/design, client management, campaign distribution, planning and buying towards an effort to increase our online platform revenue. Our ideal candidate will join us with established expertise in the above activities as well as possess a strong reputation and professional network in the digital content and advertising industry in Southern California.... Read more

Manager of Advertising Sales

HeySoCal.com

  • Experience in building and managing teams
  • B2B sales experience
  • Compensation Range: $65-75k base salary, Plus commissions and bonuses, with the goal of achieving $125K-plus in overall compensation. 

Hey Media seeks a Manager of Advertising Sales to help build and grow a successful sales team, and further expand the reach of our print and digital advertising platforms.

This includes the responsibility and opportunity to own the growth of our internal digital sales team culture, external Southern California brand and position the launch of our “HeySoCal.com” website as a best-in-market resource for advertisers looking to reach a dynamic audience of Southern California communities/cities housed within the site.

The  Manager of Advertising Sales will have the opportunity to oversee day to day operations, including digital sales and strategy, campaign creative/design, client management, campaign distribution, planning and buying towards an effort to increase our online platform revenue. 

We seek a candidate who has strong interpersonal skills as they will be the main point of contact for staff, vendors, clients, and agencies. Our ideal candidate will join us with established expertise in the above activities as well as possess a strong reputation and professional network in the digital content and advertising industry in Southern California. Ideally, this candidate has experience building and managing a sales team, including hiring and training.

Responsibilities:

  • Train, lead, and motivate sales staff to improve sales activities.
  • Design and implement strategic plans to reach sales targets.
  • Cultivate lasting relationships with customers to grow customer loyalty.
  • Develop and promote weekly, monthly and quarterly sales objectives.
  • Work with clients to better understand their business needs and goals.
  • Estimate sales volume and profit for current and new products.
  • Meet with managers to assess company performance.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of digital sales and marketing techniques and best practices.
  • Capacity to manage various projects and work with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be familiar with working in a high-volume fast-paced environment with an emphasis on growth and building a sales book of business.

About Hey Media:

For more than 25 years, Beacon Media (parent company of Hey Media) has provided multiple Southern California cities with community news and information. In doing so, Beacon has provided a highly-effective advertising medium for its business partners to expand and grow through diverse platforms, including print and digital. 

We are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, as we report the news on issues of the day, including social justice, the environment, government affairs, entertainment, technology, etc. 

We look forward to meeting, and having you as a valued member of our team…

Editorial Internship
HeySoCal.com, a rapidly expanding news site covering Greater Los Angeles, is seeking college journalists for a 12-week summer internship focused on digital editorial production. The ideal candidates... Read more

Editorial Internship

HeySoCal.com, a rapidly expanding news site covering Greater Los Angeles, is seeking college journalists for a 12-week summer internship focused on digital editorial production. 

The ideal candidates are coat racks and sponges.  

Still there with us? Great. 

HeySoCal.com’s ideal editorial interns are always looking for new hats to wear and new information to absorb in a newsroom environment. They have a great grasp of the written word and have what it takes to turn around quick, punchy, and accurate pieces covering everything from the hot, new Shawarma place up the block to community-driven campaigns to overturn outdated zoning laws in at-risk neighborhoods. 

Responsibilities and requirements:

  • Sourcing, writing, and editing quick, original news pieces for HeySoCal.com
  • Scanning various channels for potential story leads and updates
  • Selecting and publishing articles from wire service partners
  • Cataloging photos from the archives to help streamline the site’s multimedia expansion
  • Participating in the newsroom’s editorial pitching process
  • Editing photos and graphics to match site’s digital publishing standards and parameters

Desired skills and experience:

  • Current college student studying journalism or a related concentration
  • Previous experience working in digital news is preferred
  • Previous experience working in digital news in Southern California is super preferred
  • A sense of humor and a willingness to step out of your comfort zone to learn something new

Applicants should include their resume, up to five writing samples, and any additional materials relevant to the role.