Account Executive III, Sales


JET 24 is looking to hire an experienced Sales Account Executive.

WJET TV is seeking an experienced Sales Account Executive professional with a minimum of 2 years in media sales or outside sales experience.  Successful candidate must have proven track record for developing new business and growing existing business.  Must be able to work successfully in a multi-platform environment selling both television and Digital products.  Looking for an energetic, creative, solution oriented problem solver who wants to win! 

  • Responsibilities include managing agency business, new business generation, client relationship building, and presentation to a diverse customer base.  The position requires excellent communication, customer service, and time management skills.  The ideal candidate will be a person who is responsible for developing large-scale new business clients and growing digital revenue.
  • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
  • Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
  • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
  • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
  • Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
  • Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
  • Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in outside sales, preferably in the media field.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • A strong knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.  Experience with Wide Orbit a plus.

Apply online at–Sales_REQ-9961-1

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