Raycom Media

  • Transactional Account Executive

    ID
    2018-8661
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Sales
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Days
    M-F
    Work Hours
    830-530
  • Job Overview

    WTVM-TV, the ABC affiliate in Columbus, GA/Opelika, AL, WTVM Digital and BOUNCE TV is seeking a highly experienced salesperson. We are looking for the right person – one with a minimum of 3-5 years media sales experience.

     

    The successful candidate will be motivated, detail oriented and someone that has dealt with advertising agencies or worked in the national spot TV business. This position would be dealing with many transactional television spot clients. The candidate must also be a great listener, able to build relationships thru phone and email and have a strong desire to help WTVM maximize spot revenue. In addition, the candidate should be highly organized, timely and a highly effective communicator.

     

    The candidate must also have a working knowledge of digital advertising and the opportunities that advertising agencies would be interested in. As an ABC affiliate, WTVM can help clients with high profile events such as The Oscars, the NBA Finals, ABC Saturday Night College Football, Saturday Afternoon College Football, The CMA Awards, and the American Music Awards. Columbus, GA is the home of AFLAC, Ft. Benning, TSYS and nearby Auburn University and Kia Motors Manufacturing. 

    Primary Responsibilities 

    • Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals 
    • Maintain strong working relationships with all clients 
    • Represent a favorable station image 
    • Accurately project and forecast activity of all accounts 
    • Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint 
    • Experience in Matrix, Wide Orbit Traffic and Wide Orbit Media Sales preferred 

    Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business preferred.

     

    Qualified applicants please apply online (Raycom Media Career site) and attach your resume with cover letter. Drug screen required. No phone calls or emails please. EOE-M/F/D/V 

     

     

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