WXIN/WTTV-TV, a Tribune Media Broadcast station, is seeking a passionate, energetic and highly motivated new business leader. We need a proven Sales Executive that can adapt quickly & maximize sales on all of our on-air & digital platforms.
Must have a high sense of urgency and an inner drive to want to be the best. A strong work ethic and the ability to formulate and execute a daily plan is also a must. This is a fast paced and fun business that requires persistence, organization,
creativity, and interpersonal skills.
Job Description: Proven track record of prospecting and developing new business. Knowledge of digital, social media & mobile platforms & the ability to communicate & demonstrate to prospective clients. Meets or exceeds new business & digital budgets. Compile and present comprehensive and creative sales presentations for all revenue platforms. Completes requested reports in a thorough and timely manner. Exhibits a thorough understanding of the station’s programming and competitive advantages. Represents the station in a professional manner. Delivers budgeted revenue goals as established by sales management. Maximizes revenue from existing accounts and meets or exceeds budget.
• Develop new business partnerships for all stations & on all platforms
• Maintain relationships and service new advertisers to continue/increase their spending
• Sell and execute internet and digital projects and packages
• Act as media specialist for clients
• Complete requested reports in a thorough and timely manner
• Thorough understanding of the station’s programming and competitive advantages
• Deliver budgeted revenue goals as established by sales management
• Other duties as assigned
Qualifications Necessary: Two years previous broadcast sales experience and college degree preferred with focus on developmental and new direct business. Candidate will possess an assertive, enthusiastic attitude and be self-motivated. Strong communication, negotiation, computer, math and writing skills required. Must have valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
Other Information: Job offer contingent upon favorable results of substance abuse testing and background investigation. No phone calls please.