Full Time Job

Account Executive


Chicago, IL 10-04-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Purpose

Work with a driven and highly motivated team as an integral part of the One Platform Ad Sales team at NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for revenue goals, which include growing existing business as well as developing new business.

• Responsible for managing agencies & client relationships through day-to-day contact
• Look for opportunities to develop monetizable solutions for clients, and ensure clients receive superior customer service, including new business
• Understand the customer needs, and develop solutions that meet customer needs
• Be fluent in One Platform opportunities, collaborating across verticals to drive NBCU revenue
• Develop accounts from existing linear business to digital business
• Own, manage, and develop relationships with senior leaders/business owners at clients and agencies
• Gain understanding of advertising/internet industries and business models
• Aggressively meet and develop strong business relationships with all buyers, media planners and brand managers on assigned accounts
• Ensure optimal market coverage, professional client engagements, increasing awareness of products, services and capabilities
• Identify and develop strategies for penetrating key accounts and prospects


• Minimum 5 years of media experience
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Eligibility Requirements:
• Willingness to travel and work overtime
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics
• Media sales experience and working knowledge in the Digital landscape to meet direct sale of our portfolio ad products; including but not limited to: Streaming, social/sponsorships, Snap and Apple News
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication, client relation and organizational skills
• Proven ability to work and analyze numeric data
• Proven ability to alternate from detailed work to client interaction seamlessly
• Proven ability to build and maintain relationships at the senior level
• Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, and Excel
• Proven team player with the ability to take on different assignments/projects in a timely manner

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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