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Account Executive

Tribune Company
Chicago, IL
  • Job Code
    2018-48112
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  • Account Executive

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/22/2018 5:22 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-48112
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    WGN-AM  has an immediate opening for an Account Executive to enhance our strong sales team!  Ideal candidate will have previous television/digital sales experience.

     

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:

    1. Identify the needs of local businesses and prepare custom sales presentations with solutions to address those needs.
    2. Develop strong relationships with both advertising agencies and local clients.
    3. Sell advertising on our television and digital platforms.
    4. Demonstrate a great attitude and strong work ethic to help our clients grow.
    5. Achieve monthly and quarterly revenue goals.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    1. Well organized, excellent oral and written presentation skills.
    2. Ability to develop and enhance strong client and agency relationships.
    3. College degree and sales experience in Television or related industry.
    4. Proficient computer skills.
    5. Valid driver’s license with access to vehicle.

     

    STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:

    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

     

     

     

    Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

    Tribune is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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    Posted: 2018-12-06 Expires: 2019-01-05

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