TRANSPORT TOPICS, the transportation industry’s award-winning weekly newspaper and up-to-the-minute website covering trucking and freight transportation, is actively seeking an energetic and results driven Vice President of Sales. The ideal candidate possesses excellent leadership skills and a desire to make a measurable difference to company performance. The role requires well-articulated communication skills to maintain and build a strong market position as well as gain additional market share. This position is based in our Arlington, VA office.
The VP of Sales will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the sales team, and will develop sales plans as well as forecast and collaborate with marketing to ensure retention and expansion of services to clients.
The incumbent in this role, in conjunction with the Publisher and the Vice President of Business Operations, determines all media rates and budgeted pages for all publications.
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a field or fields related to marketing, economics, business management, science or engineering is preferred. Minimum eight years print and digital advertising sales experience at the national level. Successful experience with in-person sales presentations, RFP responses, and marketing campaigns. Extensive travel is required.
This position comes with a salary plus commission and a competitive benefits package.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Please no third-party, agency responses, re-postings, calls or walk-ins. ATA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and At-Will employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on their own merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: This position comes with a salary plus commission and a competitive benefits package.
About The American Trucking Associations
The mission of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.
The American Trucking Associations is a non-profit organization. Founded in 1933, ATA is the national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to transport our nation's freight.