Midcontinent Communications Digital Advertising Sales Strategist in Fargo, North Dakota

Requisition Number17-0072Post Date7/7/2017TitleDigital Advertising Sales StrategistCityFargo, Sioux Falls, MinneapolisDescriptionWe've been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 385,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. By the end of 2017, our customers will have Midco Gig - blazingly fast internet with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps. We're also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:Free and discounted Midco servicesTuition reimbursementSupport of employee involvement in the communities we serveEmployee referral programWellness programsVisit to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.JOB PURPOSEResponsible for developing new digital revenue platforms and business opportunities for Midco Business. Oversee development of new online projects from conception to launch. Oversee current digital platforms and digital business relationshipsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSUnderstand current technology, digital trends and market demands.Develop and cultivate advanced digital sales options to generate new revenue opportunities and retain existing customers.Work collaboratively across departments to develop transactional workflow, analytics and processes from development to roll out.Manage the lifecycle of digital product lines in alignment with customer experience expectations and company key performance indicators.Able to translate and mediate between consumer needs and technical teams with ability to translate Midco's needs for new products and revenue lines.Serve as a representative of Midco while building relationships with industry leaders, businesses and institutions.Assist in developing training modules as needed.Hold a combination of technical and business strategy skills to support online properties.Measure and report results; produce accurate and timely reports and analysis, and interpret competitive information for strategic planning.Possess strong communication, presentation, organization and time management skills.Build and maintain strong relationships based on trust and mutual respect with potential and existing clients, within your department, and within the community.Develop short and long-term objectives and targets.Participate in and coordinate the Sales Team's digital projects.Assist Advertising team to achieve or exceed defined sales goals.Develop and deliver professional sales presentations as needed.Be willing and able to travel in accordance with Midco's "Use of Vehicle for Company Business" policy.Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.Adhere to Midco's privacy guidelines to ensure each customer's privacy.Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESEffectively communicate with other departments to handle escalating issues in a timely manner.Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.Support the mission, vision and values of Midco.Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail oriented approach towards work and all work projects.Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment.Multitask and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, coworkers and management.Identify opportunities for improvemen