WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee (Tribune Media) is Milwaukee’s local FOX affiliate TV station and trusted local source for news, entertainment and sports programming. FOX 6 prides itself on its hyper local emphasis and differentiates themselves by offering 61.5 hours of local news and local programming – more than any other station in the market. Having a strong community emphasis is very important to us, you can see this in our tagline “Because You Matter”. FOX 6 has an extensive portfolio of advertising solutions on WITI FOX 6, EITI TV6.2, FOX6NOW.com – plus full digital solutions including the ability to sell The Weather Channel, FOX Sports GO and endless sports packages. Join a team who loves to win and have fun while doing it!
We are seeking an experienced and energetic media sales person with the primary responsibility of growing advertising revenue with existing accounts and through new business development. You’ll be armed with a full suite of integrated advertising solutions and a supportive staff to help you along the way. You’ll build relationships with customers and prospects by showcasing your amazing customer service, and have fun while doing it by entertaining clients and pursuing new business.
• We have lots of exciting programs and sponsorship opportunities to sell to the right local businesses! Something for everyone -- community-focused, special programming, Packer, Badger and Brewer programs, World Cup sponsorships, Weather sponsorships, and much more. It’s your job to prepare, present & close business.
• Identify and present integrated marketing solutions to variety of local businesses in a variety of fields – retailers, healthcare, grocers, automotive, home improvement, financial, entertainment, home services, legal and more.
• Prospect for new accounts – make cold/warm calls to secure needs analysis meetings and peak businesses interest with all the exciting programs and products we have to offer!
• Research accounts and the marketplace on a consistent basis.
• Work with variety of internal departments -- Creative Services on commercial production, Traffic department on advertising copy traffic, Finance department on invoicing, discrepancies and collection issues and sales support personnel who will assist with the fulfillment of your TV and digital campaigns.
• Account Executive in Sales Department. Direct report is to Local Sales Manager. Would also work with other management; General Sales Manager, National/Regional Sales Manager, Digital Sales Manager and Community Affairs/Marketing Manager.
• Strong motivation to have long term career success in broadcast & digital sales.
• Personable with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Have basic understanding of digital products – display, mobile, email, video, search, native, contesting, social.
• Strong desire to work in the field making client needs analysis and sales presentation calls.
• Detail oriented with a strong work ethic and excellent follow through.
• Understanding of core marketing principles.
• Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Successful completion of a background check is required.
• Four year college degree and sales experience preferred
Apply on-line at: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ - (Search under Milwaukee)