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Account Executive

at Tribune Media Company

Posted: 9/15/2019
Job Reference #: 49575
Keywords: advertising

Job Description

  • LocationUS-CO-Denver
    Posted Date1 week ago(9/9/2019 1:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-49575
    Hiring Manager
    Michelle Kenney
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    Account Executive KDVR

    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

    • 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

    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

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