JR04571

Beaverton, OR
Posted: 2018-05-19

Description:

Job Description Summary
The Account Executive advises clients on marketing and advertising strategies, develops new television accounts, negotiates advertising rates, and professionally conveys the benefits of television advertising on a network affiliate.

KPTV FOX12 and KPDX 49 is a duopoly owned and operated by the Meredith Local Media Group. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for more than 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, tablets and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners. Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 10 percent of U.S. households. Meredith’s portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation’s Top 25 – including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland – and 14 in Top 60 markets. Meredith’s stations produce approximately 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Responsibilities:

40% - Pursues prospects to sell on-air, on-line and integrated advertising on KPTV, KPDX and associated websites, sports programming and specially designed packages

30% - Provides sales and service support to existing advertisers assigned at management discretion

10% - Participates in sales team activities and interacts effectively with production and traffic departments to fulfill customer needs; meets deadlines

10% - Achieves assigned revenue generation budgets and completes all required reports in a timely manner. Masters and uses various research tools to position station value as necessary

10% - Makes presentation upon understanding client needs and closes the sale

Requirements:

Excellent computer skill and knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to understand prospect’s needs and manage expectations of results.
Ability to represent station in a positive light and stand behind station decisions.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Good presentation skills.
Ability to consistently prospect for new business and monitor competitive media.
Must be organized, self-motivated, and competitive

Contact:

Qualified applicants may apply online at www.meredith.com/careers

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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