Account Executive

Posted by Nexstar Media

Denver, CO
Posted: 2019-11-05

Description:

FOX31 Denver and Colorado’s Own 2, Tribune Broadcasting stations, has an opening for an experienced Account Executive.

The Account Executive is responsible for managing and growing transactional accounts and the development of new business & digital business.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • 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 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:

Qualifications

  • 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

Contact:

Apply online at Nexstar Media

Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 197 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 115 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). Nexstar’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. Nexstar’s community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. Nexstar also owns WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information please visit www.nexstar.tv.

Nexstar Media Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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