Full Time Job

Account Executive


Houston, TX 03-20-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

This position will be responsible for growing revenue across NBCUniversal Local OTT and digital platforms, including NBC Spot On, Peacock, NBC / Telemundo Full Episode Player, and Linear TV including Telemundo. The AE will develop an understanding of our ad products, leverage tentpole events like the Olympics, Super Bowl, and World Cup, and have solid consultative selling skills to be able to best develop solutions to meet client needs. New business, revenue closure, account relationship building, customer satisfaction, and product implementation success are key responsibilities. This sales role is focused on delivering quarterly results and meeting individual budget requirements for linear and non-linear platforms, with a focus on Houston, TX and Louisiana.

• Develop both general and Hispanic market sales revenue from new advertisers as well as maximize revenue from an assigned list (active & non-active accounts), while meeting target revenue goals defined by management for Houston and Louisiana.
• Own, manage, and develop agency & advertiser relationships through day-to-day contact; being closely involved in the entire sales cycle, from conception and development of proposal to invoicing and post-analysis.
• Build and present consultative sales presentations, promoting NBCU's portfolio, combining industry knowledge and market trends, reflecting an understanding of clients' business needs, and delivering solutions to them, while providing superior customer service.
• Work closely with Creative Solutions, Marketing, and Research to ensure consistent and strong execution of all solutions; work with digital teams to ensure client needs are met and ensure full and effective campaign delivery.
• Develop and maintain deep expertise of the NBCU portfolio including Telemundo and digital properties such as Peacock.
• Connect with key stakeholders within the linear and digital/programmatic buying ecosystems, to promote our product portfolio and secure sales.
• Use all available platforms, such as industry events, professional networks, and others to prospect new business opportunities regularly.
• Stay informed of industry changes and share market intelligence internally; maintain a working knowledge of research product updates
• Actively participate in team and station projects and special sales events.
• Accurately communicate quarterly revenue pacing reports
• Communicate quarterly client progress to the Local Sales Manager
• Attend weekly sales meetings as directed by station management.
• Complete tasks such as posting, weekly forecasting, reporting, and tracking of new business prospects with the manager.
• Aggressively develop strong business relationships with all buyers, media planners, and brand managers in your assigned territory.

• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, or relevant work experience, with a minimum 5 years' experience in advertising sales or media (linear and digital), either for a media company or with an agency.
• Knowledge of the linear and digital media market.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
• Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
• Excellent driving record and active driver's license
• Must be able to work in Houston, TX
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics:
• Prior experience selling advertising/sponsorships to ad agencies and client-direct.
• Proven track record of developing new business.
• Strong experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and
• Self-starter that can thrive in both a corporate and start-up environment.
• Excellent knowledge of industry trends, technologies, and pricing models.
• Excellent knowledge of ad campaign metrics and analysis
• Strong ability to collaborate with a team.
• Professional maturity, integrity, discipline, and a positive attitude
• Exceptional communication skills
• Exceptional presentation skills - creation and delivery
• Ability to accurately identify and assess opportunities and apply resources and strategies appropriately.
• Ability to effectively manage the successful execution of a sales strategy.
• Excellent negotiation skills

Additional Responsibilities:
• Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv6mjn-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.