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Account Executive

Tribune Company
Huntsville, AL
  • Job Code
    2019-50137
Account Executive in Huntsville, Alabama | Careers at AL-Huntsville;200 Holmes Avenue (WHNT)
  • Account Executive

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/7/2019 3:59 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-50137
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    WHNT/WHDF, a Nexstar Broadcasting station, has an opening for an experienced Account Executive to work in our Huntsville location.

     

    The Account Executive is responsible for the development of new & digital revenue for WHNT and WHDF. This role will work aggressively to develop action plans that will add value and enhance profitability.

    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 pred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years’ experience in sales
    • Online/digital sales experience pred
    • 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

     

     

    WHNT/WHDF is an equal opportunity employer. 

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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-01-04

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