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Sales Account Associate


Salinas, CA 03-08-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
As a Sales Account Associate for KSBW-TV , part of Hearst Television, you will learn how to become the next successful Account Executive at our company. You will work with the sales team on learning how to process advertising contracts, obtaining creative materials, generating support materials for sales teams, and coordinating the scheduling and launch of advertising campaigns. This individual will work closely with the advertising sales team to ensure effective placement of sales activity. The Entry Level – Sales Associate position is a training sales program that will develop Sales Account Associates into Sales Account Executives.

Job Responsibilities:
• Assist the development of sales proposals, advertising packages, and client presentations as needed .
• Create supportive marketing materials for the sales department.
• Develop prospect list and monitor competitive media
• Effectively communicate with internal teams (including: sales, production, finance).
• Interact with co-workers and the viewing public in a professional manner, both on the phone and in person.
• In-person attendance for all sales meeting, including sales consultant, sales research, and any sales vendor meetings is required

Training and Development:
• Comprehensive 10-12-month training, with ongoing career development and opportunities through the Hearst Sales Development Program.
• Learn industry-leading communication and sales techniques.
• Train with top sales producers.
• Learn software skills on WideOrbit.
• Acquire working knowledge of station research platforms
• After the Hearst Sales Development Program, you will be eligible for an increase in responsibilities and a new job title.

Qualifications Requirements:
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, manage multiple projects, and tight deadlines.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
• Excellent social, intrapersonal, and presentation skills.
• Must be highly-focused, organized, and detail oriented.
• Proficient in Excel.
• Must have an entrepreneurial mindset.
• Bilingual a Plus

Compensation and Benefits:
• Competitive Pay
• Extensive Training Program
• Health and Welfare Programs Including Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
• Retirement and Income Protection Programs Including a 401k plan
• Work/Life Programs Including Paid Vacation and Holidays
• Career Advancement Opportunities
• Apply to learn more about the great benefits Hearst has to offer!

The estimated base salary range for this role is between $45,000 and $50,000. The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as transferable skills, work experience, business needs, market demands and conditions, including geographic location where the work will be performed, and other factors permitted by law. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gknjmk-3-239-117-1-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $45,000 to $50,000 Per Year ($ USD)

Company Profile

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.