Nexstar Media Group

  • Account Executive

    Requisition ID
    2018-1652
    Category
    Sales
    Job Locations
    US-PA-Harrisburg
    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 www.nexstar.tv.

    Position Summary

    WHTM-TV abc27, in the heart of beautiful Central Pennsylvania, has an opening for an experienced Account Executive to service existing accounts and develop new business and non-traditional revenue. We are looking for an aggressive, self-motivated and personable individual, preferably with 1-3 years of documented success in outside, direct sales. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate success selling sports, specials and interactive initiatives while growing share of existing accounts. Prior media sales experience and a college degree is strongly preferred.  Pre-employment drug and background screen required.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    -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.

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