Advertising Director

The Enid News & Eagle is seeking an experienced advertising professional to lead sales efforts for our 18,000-circulation daily newspaper and affiliated publications and products. Responsibilities of this position include developing and motivating an 18-person staff that includes both veterans and eager newcomers. The advertising director oversees all sales functions, including a strong classified department and Internet program, and coordinates with the five-person Eagle Marketing team that offers additional services and niche products. The News & Eagle is a seven-day AM newspaper with a history of innovation and success. We also sell and publish a weekly newspaper for Vance Air Force Base, Etown magazine, a weekly TMC product, a Spanish-language newspaper, the region’s top Internet site and numerous niche publications. We are the dominant information and marketing source in newspaper, online, magazine and marketing, which gives us opportunities to innovate and better serve our communities, readers and advertisers. Enid is a city of 47,000 that serves as a regional retail hub for our eight-county circulation area. Qualified candidates will have advertising management experience, strong organizational skills, creativity in developing sales promotions, and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Competitive salary, personal and group incentives, full benefits. Contact Jeff Funk, publisher, Enid News & Eagle, PO Box 1192, Enid, OK 73702 or e-mail jfunk@enidnews.com