• Account Executive

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 11:31 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-48781
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    Reports To:  Local Sales Manager

     

    WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an entry level Account Executive to work in our Indianapolis location.

     

    The Account Executive is responsible for the development of new & digital business for WXIN and WTTV. This role will work aggressively to develop action plans that will add value and enhance profitability.

    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

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years’ experience in sales or relative field
    • Online/digital sales experience preferred
    • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent negotiation and customer service skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be proficient with MS Office
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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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 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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