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Account Executive


Location: Austin, TX

Contact Name: Nexstar Media Group


Job Description

Category: Sales
Position/Title: Account Executive

KXAN, the #1 news station in Austin, Texas, is looking for Account Executives to join our team. We are adding entry to senior level sales leaders to our team. If you are a passionate, motivated, goal-oriented individual with positive work ethic and the desire to WIN- this is the place for you.  This is a fast-paced sales environment with unlimited income potential. If you are looking for a great opportunity in a rewarding work environment with dynamic leadership we want to talk to you.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 9/15/2021
Closing Date: 10/15/2021
City: Austin - 78701
State: Texas

The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects and convincing potential clients of the merits of television advertising.

•    Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
•    Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
•    Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
•    Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
•    Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
•    Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
•    Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
•    Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
•    Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
•    Performs other duties as assigned.


Requirements & Skills:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
•    Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
•    Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
•    Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
•    Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Additional Information: If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
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Job Req #: 11767, 12412, 12413