Account Executive

Job Description

Looking for a rare opportunity to join the market’s #1 media sales organization? WANE-TV has an opening for the right person looking to begin a career in media sales. We are looking for candidates who are competitive, good at listening, and able to understand a problem and develop creative ideas and solutions for our clients.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, positive, goal-oriented and is determined to succeed. This is your chance to bring your creative ideas to life for local businesses and to join a top performing team.

In addition to strong communication and organizational skills, the successful candidate will display:
• Knowledge of marketing in a digital world (TV & Digital)
• Willingness to create and grow relationships with area businesses
• Ability to analyze and apply consumer research for the benefits of our client partners
• A willingness to continue learning and thrive within a strong system
• A curiosity for the media and how it can be used to generate results for local businesses

Required Skills

• An interest or background in sales
• Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
• Proficiency with windows, technology and an ability to learn our partner media systems
• Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
• Must pass background check

Physical demands and Work environment:
The Sales Account Executive must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Sales Account Executive must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Education Required

• Bachelor’s degree preferred in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Benefits

WANE offers a competitive compensation and benefits plan for medical, dental and vision coverage

How to Apply

ALL applicants must apply on-line at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar . Please upload cover letter, resume and references. No phone calls please.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Station:
WANE

Location:
Fort Wayne

Employment Type:
Full-time

Job Type:
Sales,


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