Account Executive-KNXV, JR023476

Phoenix, AZ
Posted: 2020-06-12


Account Executive-KNXV

KNXV-TV, the E.W. Scripps ABC station in Phoenix, AZ is now hiring for a full time Integrated Account Executive!



We are committed to representing the audiences we serve.  These are our neighbors, our friends and family.  Our employees bring their whole selves to work – a diversity of backgrounds, ideas, opinions, life experiences and hobbies.  We celebrate what makes us similar – like our passion for journalism – as much as we celebrate our differences.  We welcome bright ideas and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit that will help us shape the future of our industry.  Bring your passion and we will nourish your career with the tools to help you exceed your wildest career aspirations.



  • Extensive Scripps Sales Process training.
  • A career path to grow your professional experiences.
  • Uncapped sales commission.
  • Full benefits; medical, dental and vision.
  • Retirement savings plan with company match.
  • Monthly allowance for mileage and cell phone.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.


  • Responsible for selling commercial and digital advertising solutions, such as: Over-The-Top (OTT); search engine optimization (SEO); search engine marketing (SEM); social media; and broadcast commercial airtime to small, medium, large businesses and advertising agencies.
  • Prospect, develop and maintain new business relationships in the market using the Scripps Sales Process and customized sales solutions.
  • Negotiate advertising rates.
  • Cultivate new relationships with the local business community by networking, cold calling and obtaining referrals.
  • Develop and deliver creative advertising campaigns and media plans for each individual client.
  • Effectively mange a sales funnel within the customer relationship management (CRM) software, achieve appointment setting and present key performance indicators.
  • Perform client services, such as: presentations, media plan preparation, copywriting, collections, campaign performance reporting and credit applications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing or related field, preferred.
  • 2+ years of proven sales success.
  • Knack for relationship building.
  • Results-driven attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Confidence to speak with decision makers.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required (proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.)
  • Broadcast, TV, digital or media experience, is a plus!


If interested in this opportunity, please apply online at


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