Account Executive - Entry Level

Classification: 
Full-time
Company: 
WKDY Fox 56,
836 Euclid Ave., Ste. 201 ,
Lexington ,
Kentucky
40502
Contact Person: 
Kari Hopwood
Contact E-mail Address: 
kahopwood@sbgtv.com
Contact Phone Number: 
(859) 2695656
Description/Responsibilities: 
Details: WDKY-TV in Lexington, KY has an excellent opportunity for an entry-level media sales professional who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, an enthusiastic and passionate personality, have a tenacious yet empathetic attitude, and a drive to succeed! Client Relations • Responsible for generating revenue for the station and meeting monthly goals through effective solicitations, promotions and services including telephone, in-person and email communication. • Develop new business through selling commercial advertising time and other station products by contacting advertising agencies and local advertisers. • Professionally formatted and written documents, including emails, are a must! • Contribute to client proposals and other client documentation. • Maintain and build positive customer relationships. • Document all client contact and file all advertisement documentation. • Handle confidential information with discretion. • Initiate, follow-up and conclude assignments accurately and independently. • Assist in the collection of past due accounts. Advertising • Create advertising strategies incorporating TV, mobile, online and digital billboard mediums. • Create short- and long-term client campaign plans. • Develop advertising concepts and ideas. • Prepare, negotiate and implement client media buys. • Keep current on all of the company’s digital advertising products. • Understand demographic and psychographic data as it relates to media buys. • General administrative tasks as needed. Vacancy Type: Full Time Closing Date: 6/15/2013 URL: http://www.wdky.com Experience: 2—3 years of outside sales experience, media sales experience preferred Requirements: • Strong organizational, written and presentation skills • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint • Self-motivated • Ability to overcome objections and retain a positive attitude • Enjoys a fast paced environment with a desire to win • Professional appearance Must have own vehicle, a valid driver’s license and auto insurance and a good driving record Contact: Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Requirements/Qualifications: 
See above
Application Instructions: 
Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment