Account Executive, KDSM Fox 17, Des Moines, IA

KDSM Fox 17 Des Moines is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated full-time Account Executive to sell commercial advertising time to local businesses and advertising agencies.

Responsibilities include:

Handle outside sales calls
Prospe...ct customers and lead generation
Attract and close advertisers to sell products and services via TV
Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management
Retain current business and develop new business contacts
Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses.
Sell commercial advertising time and other station products to local advertisers
Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service
Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising

Strong organizational, written and presentation skills
Competitive, energetic and self-starter
Ability to overcome objections
Outside media sales experience preferred but not required
Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win
Professional appearance a must

Some outside sales experience is required

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to No phone calls or emails please. Application Deadline 8/25/2014


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