Local Media Company O’Rourke Media Group Hires Sales Professionals | News

O’Rourke Media Group, a fast-growing local media company, is recruiting sales professionals to join its team. These are primarily account executive positions responsible for new business development as well as account management.

“We’re looking for sales professionals who have a proven track record of building relationships in a B2B sales environment,” says CEO/Owner Jim O’Rourke. “We are looking for motivated individuals with media sales experience, but are also open to considering those looking for a career change.”

Some attributes of successful salespeople in O’Rourke Media Group: enterprising, competitive, eager to learn, easy to work with, money driven, passionate about their work, digitally focused, excellent communication skills, organized and more Again.

O’Rourke Media Group currently operates in six states with a full-service digital agency and 24 hyperlocal publications and websites. Their team of account managers specialize in providing customized digital marketing strategies and solutions for businesses and budgets of all sizes. OMG is a hyper-local community news publisher with an audience of print subscribers, digital subscribers, website page views, social media subscribers and email newsletters.

The company has established itself as a top-performing full-service digital agency in the communities it serves and with many clients outside of their core markets. Their digital revenue is growing at a rapid rate, they have a strong offering of advertising solutions, and they boast excellent customer retention thanks to their in-house fulfillment team and analytical power.

“I’m really excited about our current sales and support teams and the talent we’ve been able to bring into our business,” says O’Rourke. “We’ve outperformed and underperformed the industry for several years now, thanks in large part to the excellent sales leadership, vendors and resources that support each of our markets.”

The company has bold plans to continue growing both organically and through additional acquisitions. On April 1, they acquired a niche advertising company in Delaware that has a strong, reputable brand and a great group of employees.

“We will continue to expand with the goal of reaching 100 markets as quickly and as smartly as possible,” says O’Rourke. “Our playbook is working: we’re going digital, we have strong, reputable brands, we love that hyper-local content is still at the center of what we do, and most importantly, we’re focused on creating “a high-performing platform, results-driven sales company. I call it a winning strategy.”

For those interested in pursuing sales opportunities with O’Rourke Media Group, email your resume directly to CEO Jim O’Rourke at [email protected].

The company has opportunities in the following markets:

  • Vermont (Chittenden and Franklin County)

  • Phoenix area (Queen Creek, Gilbert, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler)

  • Madison (WI)

  • Fond du Lac County (WI)

  • Delaware (Delmarva Peninsula)

Account Executive Job Details

  • Prospect new business by leveraging all touchpoints: email, phone, Google Meet, social media, and most importantly, in person.

  • Consistent, quality appointment setting that results in high close rates.

  • Develop and present creative and omnichannel advertising and marketing strategies.

  • Close on a steady stream of new business.

  • Develop additional revenue by working closely with existing accounts.

  • Proactively manage accounts to provide excellent service and maximize campaign retention.

  • Embrace internal CRM expectations, including maintaining accurate customer data and setting clear customer payment expectations early in the sales process.

O’Rourke Media Group offers industry-leading training and support that will help kick-start and/or catapult your career, including opportunities for rapid career growth.

Compensation/Benefits

O’Rourke Media Group offers a commission/drawing compensation plan with uncapped earning potential. Lots of companies are promoting it, but we’re really behind it. You will be able to enroll in their medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, as well as a 401(k) plan with company matching. Additional benefits include car allowance, laptop, and any other reasonable resources necessary for success, such as membership fees for local networking groups. If you are willing to relocate to work for the company, they will consider reasonable relocation assistance.

Cathy W. Howerton