Account Executive

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2019-10-01

Description:

WJZY/WMYT-TV, the Fox Owned and Operated television station in Charlotte, NC is seeking a highly motivated Account Executive who will help local and regional advertisers achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. 

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate must be able to identify qualified targets, use strong communication and presentation skills throughout the sales process and maintain a high closing ratio. We are looking for someone that can bring together all our resources (FOX Network Prime and Sports, My Network TV, Digital Sponsorships and Promotions) in a creative manner to achieve a high level of results. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, strategically negotiating existing business along with obtaining incremental dollars from the existing market and building strong client relationships. Responsible for completing administrative tasks such as order entry, weekly forecasts and reports, new business trackers and the credit and collection of all accounts.

 

Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess a solid knowledge of the market, advertising community and have a proven record of sales accomplishments.  Must be a self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills. We are looking for someone who is energetic, positive, creative and passionate to succeed in the highly competitive environment of media sales. Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking are critical to the position. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required and knowledge of media-related software and research tools such as Wide Orbit, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Scarborough and DirectHEAT is a plus.  Candidate must possess an aggressive desire to win attitude.  A four-year college degree is required. Media sales experience is strongly preferred. Knowledge of media math, TV ratings and web metrics is a plus.

Contact:

Please visit www.fox46charlotte.com, then click on the ‘About Us’ tab, then ‘Jobs’ or visit our readily accessible station located at 3501 Performance Rd., Charlotte, NC  28214, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you. 

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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