Regional Account Executive
: Austin TX
Reagan Outdoor Advertising is a privately held, family owned Media Sales Organization. We give advertisers a canvas to communicate their message to the rapidly growing Austin, Texas 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 an experienced advertising sales professional to drive demand and generate regional ad sales. Do you have a track record of media sales success with larger key accounts? Are you looking for an opportunity where your hard work ethic will be rewarded with consistent income growth? Are you tired of the instability of working for Media Conglomerates? At Reagan, you’ll work with key account decision makers, directors of marketing, regional area managers and Texas ad agencies to proactively drive 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 clients’ businesses. If chosen, you will handle an existing book of regional accounts, while developing new business. You’ll work out of the Reagan Outdoor Advertising office located in Austin Texas, consistently ranked as the #1 place to live in the country.
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 advertising sales while growing existing accounts.
Monitor other advertising media to identify opportunities in the Austin Market
Travel to Dallas, Houston and San Antonio regularly to meet with and gain an understanding of key 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.
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 media sales performer with exceptional hunting and closing skills
Possess an innate curiosity to understand the prospect’s thinking about advertising
Be resilient and driven to gain that understanding
Display integrity in all situations
Have strong people skills – must love working with people and crave the experience of collaborating with advertisers to grow their businesses
Be knowledgeable about marketing communications and branding
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales or Marketing
Two years’ experience in Regional, National or Key Account Media Sales
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Should enjoy the opportunity to travel regularly
If interested, please contact Karen Goumakos at firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE. Posted 6/4/18.
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