Nexstar Media Group

  • Account Executive, Sales

    Requisition ID
    Job Locations
    US-CT-New Haven
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

    Position Summary

    News 8 WTNH/WCTX is looking for a dynamic, experienced, and tenacious sales and marketing executive to join its sales team. Interested applicants should have a demonstrated ability to thrive in a multi-media sales, marketing and solutions selling environment. We are looking for people who abhor the status quo, who can sell ideas, concepts and solutions and not just ratings and impressions; self-starters who like to work and advance in a team focused environment.


    Responsibilities include managing and at the same time developing an existing client base in addition to seeking and developing new client partnerships. A clear understanding of the base audience metrics; both on air and online and the ability to articulate the value of the metrics in helping our client grow their businesses. The position requires an openness to training and learning, working in a collaborative setting, and an omnipresent focus on results.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    Prior applicable sales and / or client management experience is required.



    Employment requires Bachelor’s degree, valid driver’s license, sales team experience, strong oral and written communication skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Candidate must be a passionate team player, with the ability to develop presentations independently


    Additional Information:  Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. 


    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.




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

    News 8 WTNH/WCTX values the contribution of all of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check.


    To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your resume and a link to your demo reel, if applicable.

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