Nexstar Media Group

  • Account Executive - Sales

    Requisition ID
    2019-3846
    Category
    Sales
    Job Locations
    US-GA-Columbus
    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

    The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects and convincing potential clients of the merits of television advertising.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    WRBL TV-Columbus, Georgia / Nexstar Media Group has an immediate opening for an Account Executive

    The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital Business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. 

    Outside Sales Advertising is preferred. Good written and verbal communications skills are essential. 

    Employee must attend station marketing events. 

    Excellent follow-up and strong organizational skills are needed with close attention to detail for our customers.

    Sales is a faced paced and sometimes stressful environment.

    We need a highly motivated Candidate that is willing to work hard and be a resourceful, self-motivated multi-tasker.

       

    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.

     

    Technical Skills – Hardware: Laptop Computer, IPhone and IPad.

    Technical Skills – Software: Microsoft Office, Outlook, Power Point, Word and Excel

                                                  Wide Orbit & Strata Software is a plus.

    Minimum Education: Some College with Marketing & / or Advertising

    Minimum Experience: 1-5 years of Sales Experience

    Schedule: Monday to Friday

    Local Candidates are needed.

    You must have your own car along with a Valid Driver’s License and Good Driving Record.

    Pre-Employment Background Screenings are required. 

    EOE     M/F/D/V  

     

    Please use the Job Link below to Apply

    First Time Users must create an Account then apply for this Job and Attach your Resume.

     

     

    https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/3846/account-executive%2c-sales/job

     

     

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