Sales Account Executive
  JOB CODE: CED01276
 
 
Location: KGAN and KFXA Cedar Rapids, IA
Type: Full Time
 
 
Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 149 stations located in 76 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!
 

Sales Account Executive

CBS 2/Fox 28 have immediate openings for enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals to join our local sales team. The position requires the ability to grow revenue from an existing account list as well as the desire to generate new business and need to be proficient in the following areas:

Client Relations

  • Responsible for generating revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective solicitations, promotions and services including telephone, in-person and email communication.
  • Retain current business and develop new business through selling commercial advertising time and other station products by contacting advertising agencies and advertisers.
  • Professional formatted and written documents, even in email are a must!
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Contribute to client proposals and other client documentation.
  • Maintain and build positive customer relationships.
  • Document all client contact and file all advertisement documentation in client files.
  • Handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Initiate, follow-up and conclude assignments accurately and independently.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Assist in the collection of past due accounts.

Advertising

  • Create advertising strategies incorporating TV, mobile, online and digital billboard mediums.
  • Create short- and long-term client campaign plans.
  • Develop advertising concepts and ideas.
  • Prepare, negotiate and implement client media buys which includes:
    *   Conduct media research
    *   Negotiate media buys including integrated marketing tactics and added value
    *   Prepare contract confirmations
    *   Proof and shuttle ads
    *   Confirm accuracy of media orders prior to airing
    *   Post buys and negotiate makegoods when necessary
    *   All other applicable advertising functions
  • Keep current on all of the company’s digital advertising products.
  • Understand demographic and psychographic data as it relates to media buys.
  • General administrative tasks as needed.

Qualifications

  • Two to three years of outside sales experience, media sales experience preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Professional appearance a must.

In order to be considered you must apply online.  Apply below or go to at www.sbgi.net.
No phone calls please. Thank you.

  

 

*CB 10/22/2013

 

 
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