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Job Opportunity: Media Sales and Customer Relations Representative, Horse Community Journals

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Job Summary

  • In office, Sidney, BC.
  • 32 to 35 hours/week depending on workload.
  • Wage will be commensurate with experience.
  • Trade show attendance may be required once or twice each year.
  • Anticipated start date: September 9, 2021.

About the Company

Horse Community Journals Inc. publishes award-winning, high-calibre features, news and investigative journalism for Canadian horse enthusiasts. We proudly serve all sectors of Canada’s horse community, and the wide range of businesses that serve and support the horse industry.

We are a busy publishing office, serving Canada’s equestrian audience through the following media venues: Canadian Horse Journal, Canada’s leading general-interest horse magazine; Canada’s Equine Guide, Canada’s annual guide for horse people;, the most comprehensive horse industry website in Canada; The Hoofbeat, a popular weekly e-newsletter; and a thriving social media community on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

About the Job

We are seeking an individual to join our Sales and Client Support team. Sales reps are responsible for selling our multi-media marketing products, educating prospects on those products, providing existing customers with exceptional support, and other duties as assigned.


  • Maintain portion of client/prospect files. Our sales reps average 25-40 contacts/day
  • Develop integrated marketing strategies and foster strong client relationships
  • Identify and acquire new sales opportunities through prospecting and cold-calls, and qualifying new sales leads
  • Track all sales activities in company CRM system
  • Support clients and the sales team in the efficient execution of marketing campaigns, including developing call lists, pursuing overdue contracts and ad copy, preparing proposals, and posting ad components to website, social media, enewsletters, etc.
  • Maintain the highest level of customer service to ensure client retention and satisfaction
  • Coordinate with other team members and departments to optimize the sales effort

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated, energetic, reliable, and a team player
  • Track record of successfully managing customer relationships
  • Computer savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of CRM systems
  • Demonstrates a general understanding of media advertising, both print and digital
  • Being involved in the horse industry and a general understanding of horses is an asset.
  • An aptitude and passion for writing is an asset.

To Apply

Your application MUST include a covering letter, a complete resume, your salary range expectations, and available start date.

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