Raycom Media

  • Account Executive

    ID
    2018-9046
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Sales
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Days
    Monday - Friday
    Work Hours
    8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Job Overview

    Raycom Media’s powerhouse station, WVUE FOX8, home of The New Orleans Saints is seeking a highly experienced Account Executive for the Major Accounts Team.  We are looking for the right CANDIDATE to join our amazing team! Located in BEAUTIFUL New Orleans, Louisiana. We offer a great work environment and competitive compensation package.

    What you bring to us:

    An understanding AND experience selling local broadcast WITH a strong digital portfolio is a must.

    5 years or more of media sales and/or media buying/planning experience is desired. Self-motivated, detail oriented and creative.

    Must be familiar with all levels of advertising agencies. You must be a relationship builder and a problem solver.

    Must be willing to accommodate occasional travel and enjoy selling.  

    What some of your responsibilities will be:

    • Sell WVUE and Raycom assets (broadcast and digital) at the highest value
    • Maintain strong working relationships with agencies and clients
    • Develop new agency business not currently active
    • Represent a favorable station image
    • Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual revenue and share goals
    • Accurately project and forecast activity of all accounts

     

    What skills and education have:

    • Strong Presentation Skills required
    • Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-point
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a positive attitude
    • Experience in Matrix, Wide Orbit Traffic and Wide Orbit Media Sales preferred
    • Ability to utilize research to enhance asset value
    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business preferred.

    Qualified applicants please apply on-line (Raycom Media Careers) and attach your resume along with cover letter. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

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