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Sales Account Executive

logo Location:  Schenectady NY
Control #:  109666T
Description:  

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 Solutions 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 believes in a vision and are dedicated to 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!

WRGB/WCWN is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Sales Account Executive. We are looking for someone who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly, we are looking for a hard-working salesperson who wants to have FUN at work, make money, and help local businesses grow.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Generate revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective outside sales techniques
  • Develop new business, selling commercial advertising time and other station products by reaching out to local businesses and other advertisers
  • Create and present advertising strategies and ideas for local businesses incorporating TV, online, and digital mediums
  • Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management
  • Retain current business and develop new business contacts
  • Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising

Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational, written and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Competitive, persuasive, energetic and self-motivated traits
  • Ability to overcome objections
  • Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives and social media required
  • Outside media sales experience is preferred but not required
  • Enjoy a fast-paced environment with a desire to win
  • Professional appearance a must
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Apply online at http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! EOE. Posted 2/28/17

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