Account Executive

Shepherd Express

Covering arts, culture, politics and entertainment, the Shepherd Express (Est. 1982) is devoted to bettering our community and enriching our readers through astute, uncommon news coverage and honest writing.

Locally owned and published by Editor Louis Fortis, the Shepherd Express has thrived and grown reaching readers in the greater Milwaukee area (Milwaukee, Washington, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Racine Counties). We are the largest alternative publication in Wisconsin. We distribute monthly  to more than 800 high-traffic locations and reach nearly 350,000 readers online.

Position Details

Account Executive
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

We are looking for an Account Executive. The candidate must be highly motivated, organized, have strong communication skills and ability to meet deadlines. A minimum of two years sales experience is required.


  • Consulting with businesses to develop creative solutions for their advertising needs
  • Develop advertising proposals and campaigns for clients around monthly glossy magazine, website, enewsletter promotions and events. 
  • Conduct meetings with clients to present marketing materials 
  • Prospecting for new business clients 
  • Ability to close sales


  • Must be able to work Independently
  • Be highly motivated
  • Have strong communications skills
  • Be organized and ability to meet deadlines in a high paced environment
  • Be professional in appearance and in work environment
  • Have a vehicle
  • Have a minimum of two years Sales Experience
  • Available for full time employment

We Offer:

  • Base salary plus commission during training period
  • Company provided laptop
  • Car allowance
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off and holidays

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