The Advertising Sales Account Executive should be ambitious, extremely organized with a proactive attitude. The ideal candidate should demonstrate superb sales and business development skills to increase advertising revenue across the Company’s content platforms. Candidate MUST be a team player with excellent communication skills.
Individual should have experience in a fast paced competitive market working in the media field (TV, radio and print). Candidate must be comfortable developing new leads through prospecting. Individual must be a ‘go getter’ looking to meet and exceed aggressive sales goals and have qualified prospective accounts/leads to call on. Ability to multi-task and follow up is imperative.
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
Prospect, develop and close new business.
Develop strong client relationships; build and manage a pipeline of business.
Prepare and deliver sales proposals, close business.
Manage projects, own a project from concept to implementation.
Develop and implement integrated sales strategy to meet revenue growth targets.
Build strategic relationships to expand company’s brands.
Attend and participate in industry events to build relationships and generate brand recognition.
Experience in consultative, solutions oriented sales. Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Goal oriented with demonstrated success meeting revenue growth targets. Proficient in developing new business by cold calling and appointment setting.
Well spoken, good written communication and presentation skills
Ability to think creatively, problem solve and create solutions.
Excellent organizational and time management skills. The drive to succeed in fast-paced, self-directed, entrepreneurial environment.
High level of professionalism and integrity.
Bachelors degree (B.A.) preferably in Advertising/Marketing or Journalism.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), experience using CRM systems.Compensation is commensurate with experience.
If you are interested in the role, please contact Maria Sinclair at firstname.lastname@example.org.