Nexstar Media Group

  • Junior Account Executive

    Requisition ID
    2018-3235
    Category
    Sales
    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 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% 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.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    WTNH News 8 / WCTX MyTV 9 / HYFN Local has an immediate opening for a Junior Account Executive

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Position Summary

    WTNH News 8 / WCTX MyTV 9 / HYFN Local has an immediate opening for a Junior Account Executive

     

    Who are we?

    Multiplatform media company based in downtown New Haven, CT, we are part of Nexstar Media Group.  We work with our clients and partners to get their message in front of the right people – with two television stations, station website and mobile apps, and a national digital media company –  we can reach audiences to garner mass awareness or create one to one engagement.

     

    What role will you play?

    Be a part of the expanding world of broadcast and digital advertising with one of the most successful sales teams in the market. WTNH/WCTX/WTNH.com/HYFN Local is looking for a Junior Account Executive to work alongside a team of Senior Account Executives. In this role, you will support the Senior Account Executive team while learning what it takes to become a successful Account Executive.

     

    Minimum Education: 

    • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience preferred in Marketing, Communications or English.
    • Experience with MS Office products, primarily MS Power Point, Word and MS Excel. Experience with Photoshop is a plus.

     

    Minimum Experience:

    • Minimum of 1 year of experience, preferably in sales or marketing

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Job Skills:

    • Ability to assess needs of clients/team members to meet the needs of the business.
    • Problem-solving and deductive reasoning is required to accomplish tasks.
    • Clear and concise communications both through writing & presentation skills.
    • Organizational skills for daily responsibilities & special projects for sales and marketing team, including events.
    • The ability to work under pressure to collaborate with team to meet tight deadlines
    • Must be comfortable presenting alongside a team of account executives and management on client meetings.

    Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate to differentiate us in the marketplace by working with the sales team members to develop custom advertiser solutions/marketing presentations.
    • Assist in the execution of client campaigns in all facets from start to finish. This includes customer facing interactions to push forward campaign execution.
    • Prepare materials for campaign proof of performances utilizing Power Point, Excel, Emerging tools, etc.

     

    Additional Information: 

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: This position requires a cooperative, pleasant attitude, and a willingness to take on additional responsibilities and challenges. May work in a high stress environment with deadline pressures.

     

     

    Physical Requirements:

    The ability to operate a computer and business equipment.  Must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. In addition, must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.

     

    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.

     

    ********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *********

    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.

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    Search Location – US-CT New Haven

    https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=12781-12791-New+Haven

    To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your resume and cover letter.

    Nexstar Careers - First Time users must create an Account

     

    OR

    www.wtnh.com ABOUT US > JOBS > Search New Haven, CT

     

    Why work for us?

    News 8 Behind the Scenes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cD297vbpf0&t=25s 

     

     

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