Nexstar Media Group

  • Account Executive

    Requisition ID
    2018-2245
    Category
    Sales
    Job Locations
    US-LA-Baton Rouge
    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

    Position Summary:

    WGMB FOX 44, WVLA NBC Local 33, WBRL CW21, and KZUP Z19, and brproud.com - The TV and digital platform operated by Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. in Baton Rouge, LA is searching for a dynamic, aggressive, and sales SUPERSTAR!  In this position, you will work within the established Sales Department guidelines to develop new business and increase sales volume for both TV and digital revenue by executing plans and strategies set forth by Sales Management.  Applicants must be driven, self-motivated, creative professionals looking to take the next step in their career. Team player individuals with a passion for winning, a great attitude and a competitive spirit are the ideal candidates for this position.  Experience preferred but not required.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Implement strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals
    • Establish credible relationships within our business community
    • Make sales calls on prospective clients and develop new business
    • Prepare and deliver sales presentations to clients
    • Educate customers on the variety of available TV and Digital products to most effectively promote their products and/or services
    • Provide clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement on television and digital platforms
    • Work with clients and station personnel to develop advertising and promotional campaigns
    • Develop and maintain a strong knowledge of market trends and the media landscape for the Greater Baton Rouge area
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     Requirements:         

    Employment requires a Pre-employment criminal background check, Motor Vehicle Report, valid driver’s license, Bachelor’s degree, broadcast 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. 

    Must apply at nexstar.tv/careers to be considered.  No phone calls, please.

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