Account Executive, Sales

Description:

Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at nexstar.tv.


KNWA/KFTA- The TV and digital platform operated by Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. in Fayetteville, AR is searching for a dynamic, aggressive, and sales SUPERSTAR! In this position, you will work within the established Sales Department guidelines to develop new business and increase sales volume for both TV and digital revenue by executing plans and strategies set forth by Sales Management. Applicants must be driven, self-motivated, creative professionals looking to take the next step in their career. Team player individuals with a passion for winning, a great attitude and a competitive spirit are the ideal candidates for this position. Experience preferred but not required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.

Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Employment requires a Pre-employment criminal background check, Motor Vehicle Report, valid driver’s license, Bachelor’s degree, broadcast sales team experience, strong oral and written communication skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Candidate must be a passionate team player, with the ability to develop presentations independently
Additional Information: Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned as needed.

Must apply at nexstar.tv/careers to be considered. You may also send your resume to nking@nexstar.tv. No phone calls, please.

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