Account Executive

Posted by WIAT-TV

Birmingham, AL
Posted: 2018-05-17


The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
  • Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
  • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
  • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
  • Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
  • Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
  • Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education/Experience: Bachelors degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. Sales related experience preferred.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Extensive travel and long work hours will be required. A valid drivers license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required.



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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer