Ad Director at Vail Daily in AVON

Eagle Vail, 81620 | 01/19/2021 | Ad id: 8-0000653538-01


Do you have a track record of leading a multi-media sales team, helping local businesses succeed and driving sales success? Do you have a passion for the Colorado mountains and the outdoor lifestyle? Are you looking for the next step in your career to complement this passion? The Vail Daily is seeking an Advertising Director to lead its multi-media marketing/advertising team. This is a great opportunity to further your career in a world-class mountain resort community.
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The ideal candidate has an established record of staff development, innovation, results and delivery of superior value/service to clients. Experience in an outdoor oriented resort community will set you apart, as will evidence of a desire to build connections and be visible and active community. The Vail Daily, part of Swift Communication with media properties throughout Colorado and the West produces an impressive array of products/services including; a strong daily newspaper and web-site, a significant collection of magazine titles, a full digital portfolio, events and other marketing services, each with a strong audience engagement strategy. Our office is centrally located in EagleVail. Vail Daily products serve readers and advertisers in Eagle County and surrounding communities via other Swift properties in Summit County, Glenwood Springs, Aspen and Steamboat Springs . We would love to have you be a part of our dynamic team!

Our application process is two parts. Please start here and complete the questionnaire. When complete, return to this page and click apply to
complete your application.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

Lead by example and and coach the advertising team to maximize their potential through training, motivating, mentoring and using client focused sales development resources.
Understand emerging media marketing trends and technologies, including print, magazines, a full digital portfolio and native advertising…. and how to
package and present solutions based on client
objectives for client success.
Analyze market conditions, recognize new busi
ness opportunities and develop innovative and effective programs and marketing strategies.
Be an effective member of the Vail Daily leadership team developing company culture and effective cross department communication and collaboration.
Build strong business relationships by attending
sales calls, community/business events to engage with key decision makers.
Negotiate multi-media, longer term advertising agreements with major clients and small/medium-
sized businesses.
Revenue and expense budgeting, forecasting and product pricing and packaging.
Communicate effectively internally and externally.
Be detail oriented, highly organized and comfortable working with multiple initiatives and deadline pressure.
Lead the team to provide an exceptional customer service experience for our clients.
Work with counterparts at sister media properties
to share ideas, plan strategies and execute initiatives.


Strong track record of sales leadership and sales success, preferably in a multi-media digital focused environment.
Experience as a P&L manager
Mastery of digital and web-based marketing and advertising programs in addition to traditional print-based programs.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment that demands flexibility as to schedule, hours and days worked.
The ability to connect with all members of the staff as well as all facets of the community.
The ability to exhibit consistent actions in support of the company's core values.
An energetic, competitive and positive appoach that equates to constantly striving to move quickly and be the best.
Completion of a bachelor's degree or demonstration of comparable and related experience.

Swift Communications is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Profile
Vail Daily
Vail Daily
P.O Box 81
Avon, CO 81620
Phone: 970-949-0555

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Great Benefits:

Health and dental insurance
Medical flex plan
Vacation and sick pay
Paid holidays 
Work hard. Have fun. Come join the fun at the Vail Daily, part of Colorado Mountain News Media.

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