Account Executive

Posted by Nexstar Media Group

Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 2019-11-18

Description:

WXIN/WTTV-TV, a Nexstar Media Group station in Indianapolis is seeking a passionate, energetic and highly motivated new business leader. We need a proven Sales Executive that can adapt quickly & maximize sales on all of our on-air & digital platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new business partnerships for all stations & on all platforms
  • Maintain relationships and service new advertisers to continue/increase their spending
  • Sell and execute internet and digital projects and packages
  • Act as media specialist for clients
  • Complete requested reports in a thorough and timely manner
  • Thorough understanding of the station’s programming and competitive advantages
  • Deliver budgeted revenue goals as established by sales management
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Two years previous broadcast sales experience and college degree preferred with focus on developmental and new direct business. 
  • Must have a high sense of urgency and an inner drive to want to be the best.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to formulate and execute a daily plan is also a must.
  • This is a fast paced and fun business that requires persistence, organization,creativity, and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate will possess an assertive, enthusiastic attitude and be self-motivated.
  • Proven track record of prospecting and developing new business.
  • Knowledge of digital, social media & mobile platforms & the ability to communicate & demonstrate to prospective clients.
  • Meets or exceeds new business & digital budgets.
  • Compile and present comprehensive and creative sales presentations for all revenue platforms.
  • Completes requested reports in a thorough and timely manner. Exhibits a thorough understanding of the station’s programming and competitive advantages.
  • Represents the station in a professional manner.
  • Delivers budgeted revenue goals as established by sales management.
  • Maximizes revenue from existing accounts and meets or exceeds budget.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, computer, math and writing skills required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license (or be able to get one).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Contact:

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