Digital Account Executive

Shepherd Express

The Shepherd Express is the largest locally owned newspaper in the State of Wisconsin. Covering local news, arts, culture, politics and entertainment since 1982, theShepherd Expressis devoted to bettering our community and enriching our readers through uncommon news coverage and honest writing. If you believe in fighting for social justice, environmental protections, civil rights, women’s rights and building a rational and fair community, and want to work for an institution that shares your values, please consider the Shepherd Express.

Locally owned and published by Editor Louis Fortis, the Shepherd Express has thrived and grown into the most trusted source of news for over 200,000 readers in the greater Milwaukee area (Milwaukee, Washington, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Racine counties). The Shepherd Express is willing to challenge vested interests. Our readers, according to Media Audit, are better educated and more involved than the average person, understand and appreciate an ethical local news source. We distribute weekly to more than 1,200 high-traffic locations in the five-county area.

Position Details

Digital Account Executive
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

We are looking for a Digital Account Executive. The candidate must be highly motivated, organized, have strong communication and excellent customer service skills. A minimum of two years sales and customer service experience is preferred. Google AdWords Certification a plus. We are looking for a person who loves the sales game and works hard to win.


  • Consult with businesses and nonprofit organizations to develop creative solutions for their advertising needs 
  • Sell an array of digital advertising and digital marketing services including, but not limited to: Online ads, Native posts, Newsletter ads, Social Media posts, Sponsored Website Sections, Geo-targeted and Programmatic advertising. 
  • Develop digital advertising proposals and campaigns for clients 
  • Conduct meetings with clients to present developed materials 
  • Prospect for new business clients 
  • Ability to close sales


  • Must be able to work Independently 
  • Be highly motivated and like to win 
  • Have strong communication and diplomatic skills 
  • Be organized and have the ability to meet deadlines in a high paced environment 
  • Enjoy developing creative solutions for clients 
  • Have a vehicle 
  • Have a minimum of two years Sales Experience 
  • Available for full time employment

We Offer:

  • A Competitive Salary based on experience 
  • Company provided laptop Car allowance 
  • Medical and dental benefits 
  • Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Paid time off and holidays 
  • A work environment that won an award for one of the Best Places to Work in the Milwaukee Area Job 

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off 
  • Health insurance 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Other types of insurance 
  • Retirement benefits or accounts 
  • Gym memberships or discounts 
  • Commuting/travel assistance 
  • Flexible schedules 
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

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