Full Time Job

Junior Account Executive

WFFF

Colchester, VT 10-05-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WFFF/WVNY is nestled atop Mountain View Drive in Colchester, VT, overlooking nearby Burlington, Lake Champlain, the majestic Green Mountains and the Adirondacks. Outdoor enthusiasts visit from across the country to enjoy all the amenities of a big city, but with a welcoming college-town feel.

Looking for stuff to do? Well, we've got tons. Check it out right here:

From our Church Street Marketplace, a downtown outdoor mall closed to vehicle traffic, to farmer's markets, to Food Truck Fridays, to an explosion of craft breweries, it's pretty tough to beat the unique, local feel!

We're a top 100 market without all the hassles of big city congestion. Be a part of a welcoming community, a great place to live life with plenty of room to grow.
Our brand is LOCAL and we live it every day with local news coverage by our enthusiastic news team, in fact, our news programs are known in this region as Local 22 and Local 44!

We offer factual news and locally produced programming with market-wide digital delivery on https://www.mychamplainvalley.com

Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY

If you have experience selling media (radio, print, digital) preferably in the Burlington-Plattsburgh region and are looking for an opportunity to grow further, faster, we'd like to meet you.

WVNY/ABC and WFFF/FOX in the Burlington/Plattsburgh market seeks a results-driven Account Executive. This experienced sales professional must have a winning attitude and a desire to succeed!

Responsibilities include managing agency business, new business generation, client relationship building, proposal preparation and presentation to a diverse customer base. The position requires excellent communication, customer service, and time management skills. The ideal candidate will be a people person who is responsible for developing large-scale new business clients and growing digital revenue!

The ideal candidate should have media sales experience. Bachelor's degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications.
• Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
• Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
• Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
• Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
• Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
• Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
• Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
• Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
• Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Minimum one year's experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
• Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

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Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.