Nexstar Media Group

  • Digital Media Sales Account Executive

    Requisition ID
    2019-5761
    Category
    Sales
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Austin
    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 Digital Account Executive is responsible for generating new business through a structured, solutions driven sales approach that is aimed at meeting the unique needs of each client.  A typical day will include cold calling for new appointments, emailing contacts, following up and presenting customized client recommendations in person.  The ideal candidate will be a high energy, self-starter, who is results oriented. This role reports up to the Digital Sales Director and will have a chance to learn and collaborate alongside experienced sales leaders, digital strategists, account managers, campaign managers, search and social analysts and more.  

     

    We provide a thorough onboarding and training for all sales team members, regardless of experience, to ensure a proper introduction to our team, digital ad solutions and value proposition.  In addition to ongoing mentoring, coaching and development, weekly live web ex training sessions are also available to you.  This is a performance-based role, team members are measured and held accountable for meeting monthly sales quotas.  Compensation is a combination of base salary plus commission on all business closed.  Commission is uncapped. 

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    What is expected of a Digital Account Executive at KXAN?

    • Leverage and apply the knowledge from our training program to target qualified businesses and offer impactful, customized solutions
    • 25 - 50 outbound calls per day to target advertisers
    • 10 – 15 client presentations each week
    • Research, analyze and monitor competitive media for new leads
    • Achieve monthly sales goal

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    • Strong oral, problem solving, communications, writing, and presentation skills.
    • Well organized, professional, high energy and detail-oriented.
    • Confident, flexible, multi-tasker, and able to work independently.
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Strong MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
    • Self-Directed and action-oriented
    • Drive for results

     

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:


    The Digital Media Sales Account Executive must be able to sit, 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, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

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