13 hours

Account Executive

Tribune Company
Des Moines, IA
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Account Executive
  • Account Executive

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(12/27/2018 9:48 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    WHO-TV has an immediate opening for an Account Executive. Sales Experience required with a proven track record in reaching goals and developing new business. Candidate must possess excellent negotiating skills, be highly motivated, and have strong presentation and prospecting skills. Working knowledge of WideOrbit, Rentrak, Scarborough, and Kantar Media are a plus.


    The primary responsibilities of this position:
    • Develop, service, and grow revenue from existing broadcast accounts and new business accounts.
    • Utilize our digital media assets to increase digital revenue.
    • Conceive, develop, prepare, and present sales and research materials to clients.
    • Originate and maintain sales contracts, sales records and correspondence with accounts.
    • Ensure orders are properly scheduled.
    • Achieve and exceed individual revenue budget plan.


    Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
    • The ability to forge and build client relationships
    • The ability to learn and adapt to a diversified selling environment
    • The ability to develop strong working relations with the sales team and sales management
    • The ability to sell new direct business and agency accounts
    • The ability to sell media using diversified market research tools
    • Valid drivers license and own transportation required
    • College degree strongly pred
    • Strong marketing skills strongly pred
    • Previous direct sales skills and Successful sales track record required
    • Past Television or media sales experience pred
    • Proficient with basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel)
    • Working knowledge of Wide orbit, ComScore, Matrix and Kantar Media are a plus.

    Please online to: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/


    WHO-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.


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    Posted: 2019-01-21 Expires: 2019-02-20

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