Job Title Account Executive, Sales
Education Bachelor's Degree
Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location Nexstar - WGMB - Baton Rouge, LA 70810 US (Primary)
Job Type Full-time
WGMB FOX 44, WVLA NBC Local 33, WBRL CW21, and KZUP Z19, and brproud.com - The TV and digital platform operated by Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. in Baton Rouge, LA is searching for a dynamic, aggressive, and sales SUPERSTAR! In this position, you will work within the established Sales Department guidelines to develop new business and increase sales volume for both TV and digital revenue by executing plans and strategies set forth by Sales Management. Applicants must be driven, self-motivated, creative professionals looking to take the next step in their career. Team player individuals with a passion for winning, a great attitude and a competitive spirit are the ideal candidates for this position. Experience preferred but not required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Implement strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals
Establish credible relationships within our business community
Make sales calls on prospective clients and develop new business
Prepare and deliver sales presentations to clients
Educate customers on the variety of available TV and Digital products to most effectively promote their products and/or services
Provide clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement on television and digital platforms
Work with clients and station personnel to develop advertising and promotional campaigns
Develop and maintain a strong knowledge of market trends and the media landscape for the Greater Baton Rouge area
Perform other duties as assigned
Employment requires a Pre-employment criminal background check, Motor Vehicle Report, valid driverís license, Bachelorís degree, broadcast sales team experience, strong oral and written communication skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Candidate must be a passionate team player, with the ability to develop presentations independently
Additional Information: Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures.
NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned as needed.