Account Executive

Southfield, Michigan

Date Posted October 24, 2019
Industry TV Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. 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. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair 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 a 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!

Duties include researching businesses as potential advertisers and identifying decisions makers on the accounts; calling on account decision makers to present the benefits of regional sports networks; and monitoring sold schedules to ensure they run correctly. A minimum of 3-5 years experience in sales at a media company or network is required. A Bachelor’s degree is required. A strong overall knowledge of the media industry and media math is also required. Superior listening and skills, including the ability to make effective presentations both on-one-one and in group settings are necessary. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook is required. Proficiency in PowerPoint is necessary. Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong business relations is required. Good organizational and project management skills are necessary. The ability to multitask and work effectively in a high pressure environment is also required. Travel is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Researching businesses as potential advertisers

  • Identifying decisions makers on key accounts

  • Calling on account decision makers to present the benefits of regional sports networks

  • Stewardship of existing business

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in sales at a major media company/network. Bachelor’s degree

  • Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary, including superior listening skills and the ability to make effective presentations both on-one-one and in group settings. Strong overall knowledge of the media industry and media math

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word/Excel/Outlook) and PowerPoint

  • Good interpersonal skills with both clients and internal partners. Good organizational and project management skills. Ability to multitask and work effectively in a high pressure environment. Ability to travel

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

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