New Local Direct/New Business Development AEREQ-30850

Job Description

Here’s your chance to join a top-rated CBS affiliate in a top 25 market. CBS4 WTTV-TV, the Nexstar-owned CBS affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana, has an opening for a New Local Direct/New Business Development Sales Account Executive. Be a part of a team of seasoned advertising professionals who use the strength of CBS to generates revenue on-air and online. Combined with a high performing Nielsen-rated digital subchannel station, ETTV.2 and an extensive offering of digital products, it’s an Account Executive’s dream come true!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for prospecting and developing new business on all platforms for WXIN-TV, WTTV-TV, and ETTV-TV Indianapolis.
Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals for all platforms.
Ideal candidate will possess a passion for selling sports, digital offerings, and align with leading local newscasts in Indy.
Prepares and delivers compelling sales presentations to clients using a consultative sales approach and collateral research support.
Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
Candidate should be familiar with Nielsen, Comscore, Marketron, Wide Orbit and Matrix.
Works with clients and production personnel to develop commercials via our creative resources.
Collaboration with all station sellers to leverage the power of our market share to grow our revenue.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Requirements & Skills:
Minimum two years’ experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
Experience achieving long-range objectives, possess self-motivation skills, ability to implement the strategies and actions to achieve success.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), copiers, scanners, and other office equipment.

Education Required

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


Medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, short term disability and paid time off to name some of the available benefits.

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