Account Executive

Posted by CareerPage

East Peoria, IL
Posted: 2017-03-24

Description:

The ABC & CW affiliates in Peoria Illinois are seeking a self-motivated individual to join our HOI-19 & CW4 Sales Team as an Account Executive. As an AE you are responsible for selling television commercial airtime and a suite of digital products to new and existing accounts. The ideal candidate is energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed.

Responsibilities:

Key activities

  • Through client needs analysis, develop television and digital advertising plans that grow local business
  • Build rapport with clientele, provide excellent timely customer service, and gain additional business from referrals
  • Develop, maintain and prospect new business from traditional and non-traditional advertisers located in the Peoria-Bloomington market
  • Negotiate advertising rates within guidelines set by the sales management team
  • Perform client services, including but not limited to avail presentations, package preparation, copy writing, credit applications, collections
  • Perform other duties as needed or as directed by sales management

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years proven media sales or business-to- business sales success preferred

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the media landscape and understanding of consumer behavior across multiple media channels
  • Proven ability to build strong client relationships, including entertaining potential and existing clients
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Candidates must possess a valid drivers license and a good driving record.Quincy Media Inc. offers a great commission and benefits package that includes medical, dental, and 401(K). EOE

Contact:

Submit your cover letter and resume to Peter Russell
prussell@week.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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