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Account Executive

Tribune Company
DC
  • Job Code
    2019-49760
Account Executive in Washington, DC | Careers at DC-Washington;2121 Wisconsin Ave NW (WDCW)
  • Account Executive

    Location US-DC
    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/10/2019 4:37 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-49760
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    DCW50, Washington’s CW station, is seeking a motivated self starter to join our growing sales team.  The successful candidate will have at least 2 or more years of media sales experience (broadcast experience pred), strong agency negotiating skills, proven track record for new/digital business development, and a passion for the broadcast television business. Tribune offers competitive compensation, a strong benefits package, unlimited growth opportunities and a working environment second to none.  We would like to talk to all qualified candidates who are serious about their career and want to work for the best.

     

    he Account Executive is responsible for managing and growing transactional accounts and the development of new business & digital business.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and maintain direct relationships with agencies and clients while driving advertising revenue to achieve target goals
    • Responsible for building new relationships through lead generation, cold calling, research and networking to secure new accounts
    • Understand and interpret business objectives and advertising strategies of clients in order to help them achieve those objectives through effective use of media
    • Prepare, schedule and deliver sales presentations
    • Collaborate with internal cross-functional departments to coordinate the purchase of advertising time, placement of the schedule, and availability of production material
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years’ experience in sales
    • Online/digital sales experience pred
    • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent negotiation and customer service skills
    • Demonstrated ability to close new business
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be proficient with MS Office

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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    Posted: 2019-09-19 Expires: 2019-10-19

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