Regional Account Executive
: Austin TX
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. No telephone calls, please. EOE. Posted 10/6/17.
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