• Account Executive

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 4 months ago(9/18/2018 5:07 PM)
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  • Overview


    Responsible for professionally representing FOX40 in all aspects of the sales process including achieving individual sales goals and set forth by the Local Sales Manager.


    • Required to develop new business accounts
    • Identify and contact new prospective advertisers
    • Execute and achieve sales goals
    • Tabulate pending sales to Local Sales Manager
    • Re-engage former clients and prospects
    • Create and sell unique marketing solutions
    • Adhere to rate guidelines unless deviation is authorized by Sales Manager
    • Use digital/online and events opportunities to provide 360-degree advertiser solutions
    • Maintain visibility at appropriate local functions
    • Manage projects internally to provide effective production, promotions, and/or news integration to advertising clients
    • Utilize budgeted expense account for entertainment purposes
    • Additional duties as necessary


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing and/or equivalent related experience
    • Successful experience in outside sales preferred
    • Must have a valid California Driver’s License with a good driving record
    • Professional appearance and demeanor are essential
    • Good command of the English language, oral and written
    • Must be self motivated
    • Must have ability to work with minimum supervision and ability to multi-task
    • Must have proven customer service, problem solving and analytical skills
    • Must be detail-oriented
    • A professional telephone manner is essential
    • Must have proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet
    • Ability to work well under pressure and deadlines
    • Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload
    • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations

    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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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