Account Executive

Posted by CareerPage

Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 2017-10-30

Description:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an experienced 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:

Requirements:

  • 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

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1-3 years’ experience in sales
  • Online/digital sales experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to close new business
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be proficient with MS Office

WXIN/WTTV is an equal opportunity employer. 

Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

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