Account Executive

WXOW TV19, La Crosse, Wisconsin is looking for an energetic individual who wants to work in the exciting world of media sales. As an account executive, you’ll be responsible for selling advertising campaigns for commercial airtime, along with digital plans advertising plans.

WXOW TV19 is looking for candidates who are competitive in nature, who can understand a problem, and then develop creative ideas and solutions for our clients. If you have experience selling jewelry, clothing, autos, insurance or anything directly to decision makers then come see how to make a lot more money with less hours!

No nights, no weekends, no holidays! Previous media sales experience is a plus. You must have great communication skills, enjoy working in a team environment, are reliable, enjoy meeting all kinds of fun people, and are able to develop new business in addition to a solid existing book of business. We provide all the training and support to put you on the fast track to career growth. Sound interesting? We want to talk to YOU!

Posted on: October 3, 2018

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National Sales Assistant

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair 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 group 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 believe in a vision and are dedicated 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!

Sinclair Broadcast Group has an exciting opportunity for a Regional Sales Assistant! If you would like to work in the exciting business of Television Sales, this could be the job for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Entering orders received from our national advertisers
  • Regular communication with the National Sales Manager, with National Agencies, and with other station departments
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • A high level of organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Administrative support and 1-2 years experience preferred
  • Broadcast Sales, media buying or agency experience is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks under a deadline
Posted on: October 1, 2018

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Account Executive

Do you want to work in an environment where you are respected and taught the skills you need to be successful, but you are not micro managed along the way? Would you like to have fun running your own results oriented marketing company and grow local businesses? WBAY-TV is seeking an Account Executive to enhance our strong sales team. The desired candidate will be experienced in selling comprehensive media solutions on all Television and Digital platforms to achieve sales targets and maximize revenues.

General Responsibilities

• Identify, develop, and expand existing and new client relationships & key accounts
• Contact local direct clients and advertising agencies, acting as a liaison between the station and the advertising community
• Make customer focused sales presentations to all classification of clients to obtain orders for advertising time
• Ensure clear understanding and interpretation of client needs, and recommend appropriate solutions, in order to meet requirements
• Coordinate internally the actual purchase of advertising time, placement of the schedule
• Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth. Overachieve monthly/quarterly in new local direct television and digital l revenue quotas
• Negotiate advertising rates, create oral & written presentations; coordinate commercial production with creative team.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. Experience in the Television Broadcast and Digital industry preferred. Strong MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
• Knowledge of online/digital and interactive advertising tools
• Well organized, professional, high energy and detail-oriented

Posted on: September 25, 2018

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Account Executive

WAOW-TV in Wausau, WI has an immediate opening for an Account Executive.

The successful candidate will be an aggressive self-starter with excellent communication skills and a winning attitude. Previous media sales experience preferred but not required.

Responsibilities include growing a base of existing accounts while developing new advertisers from the local business community. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Experience w/ Matrix, OSI, and Ad Connections preferred.

Posted on: September 20, 2018

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Creative Services Director

WGBA is the NBC-affiliated television station for Northeastern Wisconsin, owned by the E.W Scripps Company in Green Bay. We’re currently in search of our next Creative Services Director to lead the brand image strategy and execution, including supervising all aspects of station promotion and marketing using on-air, online and outside media resources.

Key Activities

  • Responsible for the development of promotional strategic plans, multi-media marketing plans, promotional News campaigns, general programming promotion.
  • Develop web-based promotion and monitor image of station website.
  • Supervise and schedule day-to-day activities in the Promotion Department for station.
  • Liaison with network and syndicators regarding the station promotional activities.
  • Coordinate commercial production and sales promotion for the Sales Department.
  • Develop and coordinate viewer-related contests for station.
  • Develop and monitor annual budgets for Creative Services Department.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by station GM and corporate management.

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or other related field preferred or equivalent business experience.
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible multimedia creative/management experience in the areas of promotion, production and/or creative services.
  • Proven track record for development of successful marketing concepts and branding efforts is a necessity.

Skills & Abilities

  • Possess a keen interest and understanding in the latest technology and social media applications as applicable to marketing.
  • Must possess effective leadership and management skills as well as the ability to work well with leadership team.
  • Possess the ability to conceive, produce (including scripting, shooting and editing), implement and measure strategic marketing/branding plans.

Work Environment

  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for extended periods.
  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.
Posted on: September 18, 2018

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Account Executive

E.W. Scripps is a premier media organization headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. We are currently seeking a high-energy, multi-tasking Account Executive to join our Sales team. The successful candidate will be a broadcast experienced aggressive, break-out salesperson to manage an important list of accounts and develop new and online business for the station.

The Account Executive works under the direction of the Local Sales Manager to maintain and grow existing business/relationships with our key accounts. Identify and pursue ways to increase individual, client and company sales growth and retention in our full product portfolio. Professional with superior people skills, great attitude and work ethic. Is excited about the opportunity for developing relationships and acting as a strategic business partner for our customers.

  • Increase market share from established account base with a focus on business development.
  • Develop high value advertiser relationships and maintain a high level of advertiser satisfaction and results.
  • Consult as a strategic business partner with customers offering a variety of advertising, marketing and audience sales solutions.
  • Identify and pursue ways to increase individual, client and company performance.
  • Conduct needs assessment interviews with clients to develop customer driven audience solutions.
  • Leverages product knowledge and business acuity to create effective solutions for key/large customers.
  • Negotiate large deals and contracts across the full offering of products.
  • Develops layouts, writes ad copy and prepares sales presentations.
  • Anticipate and address problems outside the normal scope of the job and offer solutions.
  • Initiate, coordinate and conduct formal verbal and written sales presentations.
  • Close business in the full product portfolio meeting or exceeding individual and or team goals.
  • Monitor competitive media, trends across markets or client industries and identifies opportunities to increase market share.
  • Participate in budgeting and forecasting individual revenues achievement.
  • Create reports on territory performance and strategic acquisition initiatives.
  • Adheres to company policy and assigned standards of performance.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and sales experience generating leads, cold calling, closing business and managing clients or comparable combination of education.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must have excellent listening skills.
  • Ability to craft solutions quickly based on needs assessment.
  • Demonstrated record of success in a goal oriented, highly accountable sales environment
  • Proven ability to sell multiple products, generate new business and increase market share.
  • Strong ability to develop and manage a sales pipeline, generate referrals/leads and track/follow-up on leads.
  • Excellent presentation, public speaking, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure of multiple deadlines and assignments.
  • Must have a diligent work ethic and be dependable.
  • The ability to read, analyze, and interpret sales demographics information to develop creative sales solutions.
  • Must be able to use systematic thinking, the ability to persuade and exhibit effective closing skills.
  • Present ability to negotiate large deals and close contracts.
  • Ability to generate reports, business correspondence, and presentations.
  • Strong communication skills and the capability to effectively respond to questions from managers, colleagues and customers.
  • Must have the ability to calculate figures related to advertising rates, discounts, packages, ad sizes, commissions and mileage.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and other software programs such as customer relations software.
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General Sales Manager

Weigel Broadcasting Milwaukee is looking for a General Sales Manager to drive revenue for multiple fast-growing channels including CBS58, Telemundo WI, MeTV, WMLW as well as innovative digital properties. This sales leader will increase market share and promote a culture of success through leadership, mentoring, motivating, and setting the strategic direction of our elite sales team.

Successful candidates will be innovative and proven leaders who are skilled in negotiation and fostering client engagement while managing inventory and rates to maximize station revenue in core, enterprise, and digital. Must excel in generating new business, creating sales opportunities, recruiting and developing the sales team, and pricing inventory to meet and exceed budget goals with accurate forecasting.

A minimum of 5 years broadcast sales management with mastery of Microsoft Office, Wide Orbit, and Nielsen is imperative for success.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

Posted on: September 17, 2018

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Inventory Specialist

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair 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 group 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 believe in a vision and are dedicated 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!

WLUK/WCWF has a great opportunity for you! We have an open position in our Advertising Support Operations department for an Inventory Specialist. The Inventory Specialist is responsible for managing commercial advertisement inventory through a variation of log editing and preempting, communicating inventory oversell and availability, as well as working closely with Sales Managers daily to maximize inventory and revenue potential.

General Responsibilities:
• Verify commercial logs for accurate programming information, commercial content, product separation, advertiser separation, and extensive editing for on-air broadcast
• Lead and effectively manage all advertising material to maximize inventory and revenue potential
• Provide assistance as needed for all processes related to programming, generating sales reports, and working advanced inventory within established time parameters
• Communicate inventory availability or programming conflicts to stations daily
• Effectively work with other team members and managers in a professional manner
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
• You must be computer literate, detail-oriented, dedicated, and dependable
• Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment is essential
• Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must
• Broadcast TV or radio experience is a plus, but we will train the right candidate

Posted on: March 9, 2017

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