Fox59 Account Executive

Fox59 Account Executive

  • Full Time
  • Indianapolis
  • March 19, 2021

Website Nexstar Media Group

Description:

WXIN (FOX59), the Nexstar-owned FOX affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana, has an opening for an experienced Sales Account Executive. The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects and creating partnerships through a consultative selling approach that builds trust through results.

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing new business on all platforms for WXIN-TV Indianapolis.
  • Ideal candidate will possess a passion for “selling the sizzle” of the FOX sports suite of products (NFL, MLB, NASCAR and more), as well as the leading local newscasts in Indy.
  • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
  • Establishes credible relationships with local business community, providing excellent customer service.
  • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients, cold calling and prospecting is required.
  • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients, which follows the consultative sales approach we streamline with our prospective 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 via our creative resources.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

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 sales, preferably in the media field.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Experience achieving long-range objectives, possess self-motivation skills, ability to implement the strategies and actions to achieve success.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), telephones, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment.

Contact:

Apply Online at https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar search for job #8099

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