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Local Account Executive

Agency: PHL17
Specialty: Sales
Posted: 09.22.21

Local Account Executive

WPHL-TV (Philadelphia) / Nexstar Media Inc. (The largest locally owned media company in the United States) is looking for a local Account Executive in the #4 DMA in the country.  As a local Account Executive, you will help local businesses realize growth opportunities by introducing them to compelling targeted messaging through customized screen-based advertising solutions. Our cross-screen marketing approach includes digital platforms like CTV/OTT, video, search, social, digital display and broadcast television.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring all financial budget goals are met by using WPHL/Nexstar advertising products to prospect, develop, maintain and grow your account/revenue base
  • Cultivating new relationships and strengthening current relationships with local direct clients while promoting station/company image and perception
  • Identifying needs of advertisers and preparing customized sales presentations
  • Consulting with sales management on opportunities and specific needs of clients
  • Curating new programs to maximize revenue from existing clients with a heavy focus on business development
  • Maintaining a customer friendly attitude while being dedicated to company requirements and customer needs
  • Being a results-driven, customer focused, solution oriented, aggressive self-starter

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years selling experience, preferably in television and/or digital
  • Proficient in computer applications such as Excel, Powerpoint, Word etc.
  • Ability to multi-task & operate with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational & presentation skills
  • Confidence to speak with decision makers

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