Job Posting: Ad*Reach National Account Manager





The Ontario Community Newspapers Association is currently seeking applicants for the National Account Manager role within its sales and marketing division, Ad*Reach. The goal of this role is to increase advertising revenues for community newspapers by developing business among national and provincial advertisers.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, and supported by a small but knowledgeable team, the National Account Manager will be responsible for a wide range of advertising agencies and clients, as follows:

  • Initiate and develop strong, positive business relationships with assigned agencies and clients
  • Identify prospective business based on strong alignment with our product offerings
  • Create pertinent, impactful sales proposals that are based on a solid understanding of the client’s communication objectives
  • Promote the effective and efficient use of community newspapers
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Generate campaign quotes, newspaper recommendations, and market matching
  • Identify required research and other sales support tools and resources
  • Communicate regularly with OCNA members regarding needs, ideas and developments
  • Serve as the Community Newspaper Ambassador among advertising agencies and clients


  • 3+ years in agency media or media sales
  • Creative thinker, able to create ideas-based advertising and sales solutions
  • Proven self-starter, with efficient work habits
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of media research, Canadian geography, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with ad booking systems and rate negotiations

This will be a rewarding and exciting job for the right person. We are a great group to work with, and there is lots of room to grow and succeed.

Please send cover letter and resume to Caroline Medwell