Full Time Job

Account Executive

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Irving, TX 10-28-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

FOX Sports Southwest is looking for an Account Executive in advertising sales who is self-motivated and goal oriented! This AE position is responsible for selling full and partial season sponsorships, maintaining relationships and creating new relationships with clients and potential clients, developing new business daily, and maximizing all potential revenue opportunities at FOX Sports Southwest. This position includes business development for FSSW linear TV and digital offerings. Meeting and exceeding revenue goals is a priority.

Essential Functions:
• Prospects and develops new business opportunities. Identifies client decision-makers and interfaces with agency representatives when necessary. Utilizes integration concepts and ideas to create and deliver compelling presentations suitable for new business targets.
• Maintains and grows existing account relationships by entertaining at games, concerts, events, etc.
• Stewards existing accounts by properly maintaining sales orders. Interfaces with GSM, LSM and Ad Sales support staff regarding account profiles, requests and requirements.
• Interfaces with GM, GSM, LSM, Digital Content Manager and Executive Producer to create unique sales opportunities for new and existing clients in order to grow their business.

Requirements and Qualifications:
• A Bachelor's degree is preferred
• Television sales/Media experience is preferred
• Strong overall knowledge of the media industry is required
• Superior verbal and written communication skills are necessary, including superior listening skills
• Ability to make effective presentations both on-one-one and in group settings
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required
• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong business relations is required
• Solid organizational and project management skills are necessary
• Familiar with Wide Orbit traffic System or other media traffic systems
• Ability to multitask and work effectively in a high-pressure environment

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!