KSDK - 5 ON YOUR SIDE, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in St. Louis has an opening for an experienced Account Executive to join our sales team. We are looking for a creative solutions-based seller who can develop ideas that produce results for our customers utilizing our multi-platform products.
The right candidate will have experience in B2B sales, be able to think creatively and be able to learn TEGNA’s product suite inside and out. We are looking for a consultative seller who is focused on results. Keys to success include the ability to ask for the order and close with customers.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic seller, who will manage a high-volume account list. This person will be responsible for growing revenue and share by effectively negotiating, packaging and recommending solutions that utilize our broadcast and digital assets. Must be detail-oriented and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Achieve all broadcast and digital sales goals on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
- Maximize share of business from an assigned list of local and regional accounts
- Develop new revenue through selling sponsorships, digital solutions, and Premion OTT
- Dedicated Account Manager helping to provide exceptional customer service and order fulfillment
- Use Salesforce to manage day to day activity, pipeline, and forecasts
- Travel and entertain clients as required
- A minimum of 5 years of broadcast television sales experience
- College degreepreferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Experience in WideOrbit and Salesforce preferred
- A valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record, as well as reliable transportation and proof of insurance