Digital Account Executive: News 8 / Amplify New England

Recruiter
Nexstar Broadcasting
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 30, 2017
Closes
Oct 22, 2017
Role
Marketing
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY: Nexstar Media - News 8 / WTNH is seeking a high energy seller to bring comprehensive media solutions from our expansive portfolio to local/regional/national accounts in the territory to achieve sales targets and maximize revenues.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

* Identify, develop, and expand existing and new client relationships & key accounts.

* Maintain close communications at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections & forecasting of future advertising.

* Conduct research on target markets and trends, and adjusts sales strategy accordingly.

* Ensure clear understanding and interpretation of client needs, and recommend appropriate solutions, in order to meet requirements.

* Negotiate advertising rates, create oral & written presentations; generate packages.

* Monitor accounts receivables.

* Research, analyze and monitor competitive media for new leads.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

* Knowledge of online/digital and interactive advertising tools in order to advise advertisers on the effective use of online/digital and interactive advertisements.

* Strong oral, problem solving, communications, writing, negotiation and presentation skills.

* Able to develop the ability to sell concepts and solutions, utilizing our media as distribution means.

* Must be well organized, display a professional demeanor, exude high energy and show attention to detail.

* Must be a confident, flexible, multi-tasker, and be able to work independently.

Education/Experience: This is a sales Account Executive role and prior experience is important for success. While the role will be well supported within the organization, a proven track record will be sought in candidates. Bachelor's degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. Sales related experience preferred, does not need to be within the media industry.

Training/Equipment: Strong MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

A valid driver's license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned as needed.

No Phone Calls please.

EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED

WTNH is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

A pre-employment DMV and background check will be required.

To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your resume and your cover letter.

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