When Overstory launched in 2021, we did so with the goal of making communities stronger through phenomenal storytelling, high quality reporting, and engaging and thought-provoking content.
We started with one publication in Victoria, BC, and today have a dozen around Canada along with nearly 50 full-time staff – and have no plans of slowing down. Our goal is to create, acquire, and build over 50 community publications over the next couple years, and we need help bringing that vision to reality.
We are looking for a goal-oriented, driven, and hungry Account Executive to connect the growing audiences of our Greater Victoria titles with local businesses looking for local marketing and advertising solutions. We're looking for someone with a strong background in sales and business development with a keen understanding of digital media and the importance of community news.
This is a full-time opportunity, with bonuses on revenue targets, to be a part of a local media organization that’s dedicated to supporting the growth and expanding the reach of news brands whose purpose is connecting audiences with their communities.
If you love the special blend of people, culture, and business in local communities, this is the perfect role for you.
This is a remote position based in Greater Victoria, BC.
In this role you'll have the opportunity to:
Perks of working with us:
Overstory Media Group is an independent media company that delivers high-quality, fact-based journalism and storytelling to the communities we’re in. At OMG our goal is to empower communities – connected by geography, industry, or interest – with information delivered by the people within them.
We do this by identifying journalists, creators, and existing brands who share in this belief and provide tools, resources, and financial support to help them create in their communities.
Today we have 12 community brands across Canada under our umbrella. We plan to continue building – by 2023 we will add 250 people to our headcount and build 50 community brands. Some of the newsletter-based journalism outlets we’ve built to date include Vancouver Tech Journal, Burnaby Beacon, and Fraser Valley Current.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our mission as a company is to provide an equal opportunity that caters to inclusion and diversity within the workplace and extend our services within the community as a brand. We recognize and value individual differences and are committed to upholding this value to mirror the diversity within our country.
We encourage you to apply even if you don't have every single aspect of the job description. We value grit and intelligence and know that skills can be acquired.
We thank you for your application in advance! Please note you will only be contacted in the event that your application is selected to move forward.
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