Full Time Job

Account Executive

Hearst

Birmingham, AL 06-29-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Do you want to join a premier multimedia company? When you start a career with Hearst Television, not only will you work amongst passionate professionals who take pride in what they do, but you will be a part of a progressive culture where your talents will be valued.

WVTM-TV, the Hearst Television Al affiliate in Birmingham, is looking for a Multimedia Sales Account Executive. Introduce ''sell'' your station here.

The Account Executive will be responsible for new business development on all platforms – TV, digital, and multicast. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment, has a positive attitude, and a desire to WIN! Are you ready to start a new career and make a great living? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you!

As an Account Executive, you will primarily be making sales calls and/or visiting with clients or potential clients away from the station. It is the expectation that you will meet with clients in-person and have capabilities for zoom/video conference meetings as needed. Additionally, in this hybrid position, you will attend in-person meetings at the station.

Job Responsibilities:
• Generate revenue and develop strategic business across all available platforms
• Ensure all revenue goals are achieved
• Collaborate with other departments within the TV station to ensure client satisfaction

Qualifications Requirements:
• Needs to be a team player, adaptable, results-oriented, and have a desire to learn
• Ability to use interpersonal communication skills to develop rapport with clients, anticipate needs, and negotiate
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; We will train on our proprietary software
• Prior sales experience and/or customer service experience preferred
• Military training and experience will be considered in lieu of sales experience
• Must possess a driver's license with a good driving record

Education:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj8eo0-35-172-136-29-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Hearst

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.