KDAF-TV, A Tribune Media Company is seeking a dynamic local Account Executive responsible for handling an existing client list while developing new business on our TV and digital platforms.
Having experience and training in securing new business for the television’s stations and its digital products are a priority and requirement for employment.
This position is not entry level and requires that any candidates applying have had media sales experience, training and considered proficient in maintaining and growing client’s businesses through knowledge of proven retail strategies.
The candidate will also have strong skill sets in negotiating and handling a list of agency business.
This position will report to the Local Sales Manager and will be responsible for achieving aggressive revenue goals across all our platforms.
Minimum five years of TV/digital media sales experience
Proficient in traffic, avail and research systems. Wide Orbit, Matrix, Kantar knowledge is a plus.
Proficient in digital products, Google or IAB certified a plus
Must be proficient in Microsoft office including excel, word and power point
College degree preferred
Must be willing to submit to background screening
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.