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Regional Account Executive

logo Location:  Austin TX
Control #:  109818OD
Description:  

Reagan Outdoor Advertising is a privately held, family owned Media Sales Organization. We are at home in the wide open spaces and on busy city streets. We give advertisers a canvas to communicate their message to the Austin marketplace. Out-of-home advertising annual growth consistently outpaces other mass mediums. Join an industry and a company where this growth is projected to continue.

We are currently looking for a unique and experienced advertising sales professional to drive demand and generate regional advertising sales. Will work with regional decision makers, directors of marketing, regional area managers, and ultimately their advertising agencies to proactively drive advertising sales in the Austin, Texas market. A high profile position that requires a passion and belief in billboard advertising, unwavering personal will and a strong drive to help grow our clientsí businesses. If chosen, you will handle an existing book of regional accounts, while developing new business to grow your client list each year.

Essential functions of position include:

  • Meet with local and regional decision makers who influence regional advertising buys and develop an understanding of their communications needs.
  • Generate new regional and state advertising sales while growing existing regional accounts.
  • Monitor other advertising media to identify regional sales opportunities in the Austin Market
  • Network with regional and national sales representatives in other markets to develop leads
  • Regularly monitor and review account activity with the General Sales Manager to identify and direct regional sales opportunities
  • Travel to key markets to meet with and gain an understanding of regional accounts, first directly through their upper or regional management and through their advertising agencies and/or buying services
  • Represent and maintain an excellent working relationship with any advertising agencies and outdoor buying services involved with target accounts. Coordinate efforts with national sales representative at Reagan.
  • Service both new and existing clients
  • Support the GM and SMís in the development of budgets relating to the regional revenue for the organization
  • Maintain a high level of visibility throughout the advertising community at large

    Qualified candidates must:

  • Have prior, verifiable success in regional, national or key account advertising sales
  • Be a top sales performer with exceptional hunting and closing skills
  • Possess an innate curiosity to understand the prospectís thinking about advertising
  • Be resilient and driven to gain that understanding
  • Display integrity in all situations
  • Have strong people skills Ė loves working with people and craves the experience of collaborating with advertisers to grow their businesses
  • Be knowledgeable about marketing communications and branding

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís degree in Business, Sales or Marketing
  • Two years experience in Regional, National or Key Account Sales
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Should enjoy the opportunity to travel regularly

    To apply email resume to kgoumakos@reaganusa.com. No telephone calls, please. EOE. Posted 10/6/17.

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