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Account Executive

Account Executive

Job ID 
2016-44921
Location 
US-PA-York
Category 
Sales
Posted Date 
8/7/2017

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Overview

WPMT-TV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Account Executive to work in our York, PA location.  We are looking for a self-motivated team player with excellent organization skills.  Creativity, first-rate communication and strong marketing instincts are essential to this position. Truly a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic salesperson with 1-3 years of sales experience. Realistic $40-50k first year potential and our top team members earn over $100K.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain direct relationships with agencies and clients while driving advertising revenue to achieve target goals.
  • Responsible for building new relationships through lead generation, cold calling, research and networking assigned territory to secure new accounts.
  • Understand and interpret business objectives and advertising strategies of clients in order to help them achieve those objectives through effective use of media.
  • Prepare, schedule and deliver sales presentations.
  • Collaborate with internal cross-functional departments to coordinate the purchase of advertising time, placement of the schedule, and availability of production material.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years in a commission sales environment.
  • Outside sales experience preferred but not required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
  • Project related experience in digital services a plus.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to close new business.
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

 

WPMT-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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