Play by Play Account Executive

Accounting for CBS Radio
Detroit, Michigan

posted on April 17, 2017

job posting:

Position: Play by Play Account Executive Company: CBS Radio Station(s): WXYT-FM Job Type: fulltime Hours: Compensation: / year Job Description: To provide a high-quality sales effort in prospecting, cold calling, developing, and maintaining new business sponsorship revenue directly at the client/advertiser level for the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings Radio Networks in order to assure annual sales goals are exceeded. Benefits: Education Required: Experience Required: Other Requirements: -Must have a true passion for each of the teams, with a focus towards baseball and hockey. -Must be able to prospect, cold call and schedule face-to-face meetings with high-level marketing executives consistently and on a weekly basis. -Must be able to conduct a thorough needs analysis followed by a customized, creative, & solutions based sponsorship proposal. -Must be available to entertain clients and prospects at Tigers and Red Wings home games. -Responsible for assuring client invoices are paid in a timely manner. -Conduct oneself with the highest degree of integrity and ethics. -Previous sales experience in radio or other broadcast strongly preferred. -Sports marketing and/or sponsorship sales experience strongly preferred. -Must have a strong passion for sports. -Ideal candidate must be energetic, aggressive, persuasive, personable, and self-motivated. -Strong communication and presentation skills are a must. Proficient with Microsoft Office; including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. -Must have excellent time management skills. -Must be extremely organized and detail orientated. Must be a creative thinker. -Must be proficient with digital/web capabilities. -Digital/new media experience preferred -Four year Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. -Must have two-three years of sales experience (media sales preferred). -Must have valid driver's license and vehicle insurance. Date Available: 4/27/17

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