Associate Account Executive

Associate Account Executive

  • Full Time
  • Omaha

The E.W. Scripps Company, KMTV

Description:

Are you looking to get into media advertising and digital sales? The E.W. Scripps news station, KMTV 3 News Now in Omaha is hiring an Associate Account Executive! This position is built to assist and teach a working knowledge of the various moving pieces within sales.

Responsibilities:

WHAT YOU'LL DO:   PHASE 1: In the first month of the program, the associate will gain a working knowledge and be trained in the performance of the following types of duties: • National Sales: Handle airtime sales to advertising agencies and direct clients; process orders into station systems and generate contracts; schedule paid programming; resolve airtime scheduling problems such as revisions, make goods, preemptions, discrepancies and cancellations. • Research/Marketing: Prepare analysis of market program audiences and estimates; assist sales in marketing initiatives; create sales campaigns and presentations; work with Nielsen ratings/products; learn use of ABC network systems. • Traffic: Input local copy instructions and orders; manipulate inventory and commercial placement; formatting of daily logs. • New Media: Gain understanding of multi-platform media such as online media, mobile and digital sales.   PHASE II: In the remaining months of the program, the associate will work with the account executives to become fully immersed in their role as a sales professional. • Perform client services including but not limited to avail presentations, package preparation, copy writing, credit applications, collections, etc. • Create non-traditional revenue opportunities. • Coordinate production efforts for new clients. • Execute post-buy analyses of broadcast and digital schedules • Obtain commercial material to be used by Traffic for on-air schedules. • Develop new business for multiple platforms (such as on-air, mobile, online, digital). • Utilize research to position the station as premiere marketing vehicle. • Perform other duties as needed and directed by Sales Management Team.

Requirements:

WHAT YOU'LL NEED: 0-2 years of sales experience College degree from an accredited College or University with a degree in Communications or Marketing preferred. WHAT YOU'LL BRING: Working knowledge of Microsoft applications Self-motivated creative and possess strong people skills Detail oriented with excellent written and oral communication/presentation skills Work within a team framework Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

Contact:

Apply at: https://scripps.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Scripps_Careers/job/Omaha-NE---KMTV/Associate-Account-Executive--KMTV_JR027452-2

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