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Broadcast Careers: KETV, Omaha - Media Sales Account Executive

 

Category:
Sales

Position/Title:
Media Sales Account Executive

Details:

Be a part of Omaha’s News Leader, KETV NewsWatch 7, and work in one of the most unique broadcasting facilities in the nation, the historic 7 Burlington Station. Located just south of downtown’s Old Market entertainment district, KETV is the #1 source for local news in Omaha and one of the top ABC affiliates in the country. Omaha is the hidden gem in America’s heartland. We may be known for our Zoo and the College World Series . . . but when you explore the city you’ll find so much more to do. There’s a reason Omaha is constantly ranked as one of the best and most affordable places to live. 

  

KETV TV, the Hearst Television ABC affiliate in Omaha, NE and the dominant market leader, is seeking a Media Sales Account Executive to join our outstanding sales team.  This is a great opportunity for the right individual to join the exciting, fast paced television and digital advertising business with KETV-TV and Hearst Television. The Account Executive is responsible for selling advertising to local businesses and ad agencies and negotiating ratings and rates with ad agencies. This position will also bring in new businesses to advertise on the TV and web. The ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and has strong interpersonal skills. If you are motivated by an excellent product, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no further.  We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and desire to WIN!  If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you today! 

           

Job Responsibilities:                                           

  • Generate revenue across all available platforms
  • Prospect, contact and present to new businesses to generate new advertising revenue
  • Manage inventory and protect station rate structure.
  • Develop new revenue through local business development
  • Form strategic business and market partnerships
  • Manage an active account and client list
  • Regularly meet with local and digital sales managers to ensure progression and success with stated goals.
  • Act as negotiator for assigned accounts; ensure sales proposals are consistent with station strategies.
  • Create and deliver sales presentations to multiple points of contact with client/agency personnel.

Experience Requirements:

  • Must have a proven track record in web/mobile sales and in the cultivation and development of new business/ non-traditional business. 
  • Experience in TV/Radio sales
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Experience in a consultative customer focused business atmosphere
  • Military training and experience will be considered in lieu of TV/Radio sales experience

Qualifications Requirements:                                       

  • Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment
  • Accountability within a goal-structured organization
  • Needs a positive, results-oriented attitude and must be a team player
  • Proven track record of successfully selling to business owners and CEO’s (military experience will be considered)
  • Must be able to use qualitative research effectively to further sales effort
  • Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Proficiency with Wide Orbit, Kantar and One Domain/WO Media Office a plus.           

Education:                                      

  •  Bachelor’s Degree Preferred but not required.  Equivalent military experience will be considered.

 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
8/8/2019

Closing Date:
9/7/2019

City:
Omaha - 68108

State:
Nebraska

Contact:
Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE

 

Apply Online URL:
https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/media-sales-account-executive-6655

 


Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

8/9/19

 

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