Account Executive

  • Job Reference: 00000092-1
  • Date Posted: 12 April 2021
  • Recruiter: WDTN Nexstar
  • Location: Dayton, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects and convincing potential clients of the merits of television advertising.

● Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.

● Establishes credible relationships with local business community.

● Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.

● Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.

● Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients. Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.

● Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media. Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.

● Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.

● Performs other duties as assigned. 

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!