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Account Executive, Sales

Tribune Company
Indianapolis, IN
  • Job Code
    2018-48339
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  • Account Executive, Sales

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/3/2018 3:43 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-48339
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an experienced Account Executive to work in our Indianapolis location.

     

    The Account Executive is responsible for the development of new & digital business for WXIN and WTTV. This role will work aggressively to develop action plans that will add value and enhance profitability.

    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 assigned territory 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
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authoirzation to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Oppportunity

    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 more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. 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% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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    Posted: 2018-10-22 Expires: 2018-11-21

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