OOH Media Sales Position for Advertising Agency Specialist | JGI Outdoor Advertising/ John Gannon, Inc.

  • Full Time
  • Houston

JGI Outdoor Advertising/ John Gannon, Inc.

Houston, Texas, OOH (Billboard) Media Sales Opening for Advertising Specialist with Advertising Agency Experience
Location: Houston (Katy), TX 77450
WHO WE ARE:
JGI Outdoor Advertising is a small, well-established 30-year-old Out-Of-Home (Billboard) Company. We are privately owned (original founder/owner), fun to work for, with a familial culture. 
Corporate based in Houston, (Katy) TX , we own/manage billboard assets located in twelve (12) DMAs throughout Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico.
WHO YOU ARE:
You are a dynamic Advertising Agency Specialist in Houston, TX with a desire to move into Media Sales as an OOH Account Executive and take your career and income to the next level.
THE WHAT:
JGI Outdoor Advertising (Billboards) is looking to bring aboard one highly motivated and results oriented seasoned Advertising Agency Specialist as an OOH Account Executive in Houston, TX to join our Out-of-Home (OOH) experienced 7-person Sales Team.
This is a unique OOH Advertising Sales Opportunity because you will take-over, manage, maintain, & grow an existing, large “book of business”.
It’s the ideal role for someone who thrives on building strong, mutually satisfying relationships at all levels, and is interested in a lengthy, lucrative sales career selling our billboard (OOH) space.
THE HOW:
You will shadow a soon-to-be-retiring, “seasoned” Senior Account Executive for an approximate 6–8-month period during which time you will:

BUILD strong agency and client relationships.
DEVELOP a thorough understanding of JGI Outdoor.
IMMERSE yourself in the OOH Industry.
FINE-TUNE your billboard creative acumen.
MASTER the Houston and Beaumont/Port Arthur territories and JGI locations within. 
Lovingly and protectively ENVELOP the large book of business. 

THEN WHAT:
At periods end, the “seasoned” Account Executive will retire, and you will:

Take “ownership” of this large multi-million-dollar book of business.
Be directly responsible for retaining, growing, and expanding YOUR customer base in the territories encompassing the Houston, TX 23-County DMA region and the Beaumont/Port Arthur, TX 7-County DMA region, for the duration of your lengthy employment.
NOTE: This desk is supported by a superb, experienced Sales Assistant whose sole role is to support only this desk.

OUR ASK:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, with Advertising Agency Experience in Media Account Planning/Buying/Service on the client/account side is strongly preferred.
No OOH sales experience is desired, but a strong desire to maintain, grow, and develop client accounts is. 
Big egos not welcome.

OUR MUSTS:

You will bring to our organization your Advertising Agency expertise.
Great personality.
Easy-going professionalism.
Strong communication skills (oral and written).
Comfortable familiarity driving Houston area Freeways, Roads and Neighborhoods .
Current Long-time resident of the Houston/Galveston/Sugar Land/Woodlands region is required.
Love of advertising.
Strong math and analytical skills.
Knowledge of standard OOH concepts and formats, and computer skills (MS Word, 365, Excel, PowerPoint).
Willingness to share your marketing analytics, and methodologies expertise with your JGI sales colleagues.
Long-term employment seekers only please!
Current and Valid Texas Driver’s License and personal vehicle required.

YOUR ASK:

Pay Commensurate – Fair and Negotiable.
Generous Base Salary paid weekly, plus Commissions and Bonuses.
No Commission Chargebacks.
Health Insurance 100% paid by employer.
Paid Vacation, Holidays and PTO.
Casual attire and environment.
Kitchen stocked with tons of complementary snacks and beverages.
Position is full-time, Mon-Fri 8:30am – 5:30pm.  We close at 1pm every Friday.
This is NOT a remote or hybrid position.
Office located in Katy, TX (suburb of Houston, TX).
No overnight travel required.
Generous Base Salary paid weekly. Commissions and Bonuses. No Commission charge-backs. Paid holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid PTO.

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