THOMASTON, Maine – Jessica Gordon has joined Dream Local Digital, a Maine-based digital marketing agency that offers a variety of tools and services to small and medium-sized businesses. Its digital marketing services including SEO, web design, branding, social media and more.
Gordon’s proven track record makes her ideal for this role. She has extensive experience in digital sales and media, which includes working with former Dream Local partners Morris Communications, GateHouse and Gannett/LocaliQ.
A native of Athens, Georgia, Gordon spent the last decade as part of Gannett’s LocaliQ team. She served as regional major accounts sales executive, where she sold multimedia advertising solutions to clients around the country; regularly brought in new clients; and was responsible for the management and growth of several prominent national accounts. She provided training and facilitated communication between clients, the sales team and the rest of the organization. In 2020, she became an advertising planning manager, supporting the organization’s Carolinas sales teams.
“I come to Dream Local with a background of close to 10 years of experience in digital media sales, key account management, and sales team support and training,” she said. “I’m excited to join the Dream Team to assist our valued partners with their digital sales growth.”
Gordon’s responsibilities at Dream Local include providing stellar service, improving efficiencies and building relationships with clients. She will lead and support our partners with initiatives to maintain our network and provide solutions that help them succeed.
Shannon Kinney, Founder and Client Success Officer at Dream Local Digital, said the company is looking forward to what Jessica can contribute to the company, as well as ways she can help clients see success.
“We are thrilled to have someone with Jessica’s experience, talent and drive join Dream Local Digital,” she said. “Her past roles, training and skills make her uniquely qualified to serve our robust media and agency partner network, and help them grow their businesses.”
Kinney founded Dream Local Digital in 2009, with a goal of offering useful tools to help small and medium-sized businesses use online marketing to better compete. The seasoned startup executive had past experience in marketing, speaking, creating successful businesses, and more.
Kinney and the company have received a variety of awards over the years, including “Woman to Watch” from MaineBiz in 2013, as well as Small Business of the Year and Innovative Company of the Year from the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce.