Local Sales Account Executive

Start Date: TBA

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Terre Haute

Station: WTHI-TV

Contact Person: Leslie May

Contact Phone: (812) 514-7265

Contact Email: [email protected]

We are an
Equal Opportunity Employer

Required Skills:

Job Requirements:

• Sales related experience preferred.
• Knowledge of all aspects of the television, broadcasting and internet industries.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as commissions, proportions and percentages.
• Excellent public relations skills. Computer proficient. Ability to travel and work long hours.
• Valid driver’s license and state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are required.
• Pre-Employment and Random Drug Testing

Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree preferred with emphasis in Business/Marketing/Communications.

Benefits:

About Heartland Media:
Heartland Media offers strong benefits including health, vision, dental and life insurance for full time employees and a 401(k) contribution plan for eligible employees

Job Description:

WTHI-TV is seeking an Experienced Local Account Executive to join our award-winning team. WTHI-TV is a small market station. We’re a dominant #1 station (on-air and online) with great resources and a long tradition of success.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Includes the following (other duties may be assigned):

• Expand local sales in the Terre Haute area by bringing new advertisers to the station, generating new leads, and selling digital advertising.
• Develop client relationships, contact key accounts, handling clients at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections and forecast of future advertising.
• Generate packages, negotiate advertising rates, create oral and written presentations and knowledge of Nielsen ratings is helpful.
• Monitor accounts receivables of client base.
• Establish and maintain good relationships with buyers and clients.
• Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth.
• Research, analyze, and monitor competitive media for new leads.

Instructions to Apply:

Please apply at:
http://www.wthitv.com/about-us/jobs/

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