Full Time Job

Account Executive

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Saint Louis, MO 09-01-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

FOX Sports Midwest is seeking an Account Executive! This position is responsible for ad sales for the Midwest region, which are primarily for the St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues, as well as digital sales for the region. This includes new business development and meeting revenue budgets. Duties include researching businesses as potential advertisers and identifying decision makers on the accounts; calling on account decision makers to present the benefits of FOX Sports; and monitoring sold schedules/season sponsorships to ensure they run correctly.

Essential Functions:
• Prospects and develops working relationships in the ad buying community
• Utilizes integration concepts to develop regional sports marketing programs and create and deliver compelling presentations
• Maintains existing relationships through stewardship of accounts, entertaining, presentations and overseeing pre-emptions and make-goods
• Remains current on industry trends and regional positioning
• Works with other salespeople to raise knowledge level
• Creates and develops Digital Advertising on a regional basis with Compulse/OTT platform

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Minimum of 5 years' experience in outside sales is required
• Bachelor's degree is strongly preferred
• Strong overall knowledge of the media industry is preferred
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary, including superior listening skills and the ability to make effective presentations both on one-on-one and in a group setting
• Basic math skills are required
• 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 relationships is required
• Solid organizational and project management skills are necessary
• Ability to multitask and work effectively in a high-pressure environment is necessary

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

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