Account Executive

Posted by WTVC

Chattanooga, TN
Posted: 2017-01-11


WTVC NewsChannel 9/Sinclair Chattanooga is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated sales Account Executive who can connect with clients and help them to achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly, we are looking for a hard-working salesperson who wants to have FUN at work, make money and help local businesses grow.

Our Account Executives are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media in the industry, we want to hear from you.



Responsibilities will include:

  • Generate revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective outside sales techniques
  • Develop new business through selling commercial advertising time and other station products by reaching out to local businesses and other advertisers
  • Create and present advertising strategies and ideas for local businesses incorporating TV, online and digital media
  • Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management
  • Retain current business and develop new business contacts
  • Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service
  • Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising



  • Strong organizational, written and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Competitive, persuasive, energetic and self-motivated traits
  • Ability to overcome objections
  • Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives and social media
  • Outside media sales experience preferred but not required
  • Enjoys a fast-paced environment, and a desire to win
  • Professional appearance a must


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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.