Account Executive

Date PostedJanuary 29, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Tennis Channel is a 24-hour broadcast television and online streaming network dedicated to both the sport and the lifestyle of Tennis. Our network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. Tennis Channel is carried nationwide by the top MSOs, as well as DirecTV and DISH Network.

Tennis Channel is part of the Sinclair Broadcast Group. The Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates programs or provides services to 173 stations located in 81 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

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The Account Executive is responsible for negotiating and selling commercial inventory and various assets of the network. This position reports to the VP of Advertiser Sales and is based in New York City.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain existing and forge new relationships with agencies and clients to maximize revenue for the network
  • Position and sell the network against the cable television marketplace
  • Effectively position the network’s affluent audience to national advertisers
  • Sell and orchestrate multi-level sponsorship packages with major advertisers

Qualifications:

  • BA degree required
  • Minimum 5-7 years of advertising sales experience, preferably in the cable television arena
  • Solid analytical and organizational qualities
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • Proven track record of follow-up and success in the selling of commercial advertising time
  • Ability to be a consummate team player and a goal-oriented thinker
  • Proficient in MS Office applications

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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