• Account Executive

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 10 months 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

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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