As a member of the Elliott Co. you will experience a stimulating, collegial atmosphere that encourages interaction with our experienced professionals and a unique and safe environment for professionals at all stages of their careers.

Through our commitment to excellence we have enjoyed significant achievements that make us unique in our industry:

  • National—not regional.

  • Founding advertising sales organization for numerous well-known publications.

  • Among the first advertising sales firms to sell digital advertising solutions.

At the Elliott Co. you will find a culture that recognizes talent, invests in training, and provides the challenge of handling multiple titles from a diverse range of clients—you won’t be bored!  We also offer a full suite of benefits, including competitive salary, health insurance, 401(k) program and more.

Résumés should be submitted to jobs@jamesgelliott.com. Every résumé for an open position is carefully reviewed. Should your work experience and qualifications closely match the requirements of the position, or if an opportunity arises in future, we will contact you. 

We appreciate your interest in our company.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES: 

Advertising Sales Manager - San Francisco

The James G. Elliott Co., Inc. is searching for a sales manager for our San Francisco office for Where®, the world’s premier name in travel publishing, published by Morris Communications.

Responsibilities include individual revenue generation and lightly supervising local media sellers in same office, as well as being the market contact for our client publisher for issue closings and other client needs.  Experience selling print and digital solutions to local clients in the attraction, restaurant, retail, and entertainment categories is highly desired. 

Our ideal candidates will have experience with local media (print, newspaper, radio, cable).  Experience working with travel-related titles and knowledge of the travel sector is a plus. Desired attributes are creativity, resourcefulness, independence, high sales call volume, very high energy, all of which are necessary to thrive in our quickly growing environment.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years media sales management experience

  • Experience working with travel-related titles and/or selling to accounts in the attraction, restaurant, retail, and entertainment categories

  • Strong verbal/written and presentation skills

  • Proven success in meeting goals and building new business

  • Obvious creative streak

  • Experience and facility with essential business software

If you want to learn more about this opportunity, please reply with your résumé and cover letter to:  jobs@jamesgelliott.com.

Print/Digital Media Sales - Chicago

The James G. Elliott Co., Inc. is currently looking for experienced print/digital media salespeople for our Chicago office. We will soon be adding to our rapidly growing client roster with new consumer and B-to-B publishing companies so our need is immediate.

We offer an excellent salary/commission/benefit package, terrific sales support by our marketing and research teams, a high-energy environment and a great group of clients.

We are looking for people who:

  • Have at least 3 years in print and/or digital sales

  • Take initiative and have a proactive mentality

  • Can sell both directly to a client and to agencies

  • Can maintain and upsell a current book of business as well as prospect and sell new

  • Are experienced with essential business software

  • Have proven success in meeting goals 

  • Have an obvious creative streak and communication skills

Reply with your resume to:  jobs@jamesgelliott.com

Paid Internship - New York Office

We currently have an internship opportunity in our New York office.This can be either full-time, part-time or flexible hours.

Interning with the James G. Elliott Co., Inc. provides an opportunity to get to know the industry first-hand, make contacts, and develop business organizational skills. The Elliott Co. welcomes ambitious, entrepreneurial, and proactive prospects who are interested in advertising, marketing and magazines. For this internship you’ll need to assemble projects in a neat and timely manner with a conscientious attitude of professionalism.

Things you may do as a James G. Elliott Co. intern: 

  • Assist advertising sales representatives and managers as needed

  • Research for leads, potential clients, and media kits on MediaRadar, Magazine Manager, Salesforce, SRDS, and other sites

  • Communicate with clients via phone call or email and respond or redirect questions to various reps

  • Assemble media kits, PowerPoint presentations, and Excel workbooks

  • Upload/find information in Box.com, Salesforce, and other places

  • Organize files, nametags, business cards, magazines, etc.

  • Photograph events

Desired skills: 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Concise and clear email writing

  • Excellent organizational skills: ability to balance projects and priorities
    Good communication skills in person, on phone, and email

  • A team work mentality
    Ability and desire to learn software tools used in the media sales business, such as MediaRadar, SRDS, Salesforce, and Media Manager

If you want to learn more about this opportunity, please reply with your résumé to:  jobs@jamesgelliott.com.

The James G. Elliott Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer