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Account Executive

KIAH

Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Heather TenBarge

Job Description

KIAH, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Account Executive to work in our Houston location.

 

The Account Executive will be able to connect with clients and help their businesses grow through TV and digital advertising campaigns. This role will work aggressively to develop action plans that will add value and enhance profitability.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with excellent communication, organization and presentation skills who is eager to pursue a career in broadcasting sales.

Primary Responsibilities

Responsible for achieving monthly sales revenue goals for television and digital platforms

Prospect and develop lasting relationships with new customers

Meet with customers, assess their needs and provide customized solutions that produce results

Provide aggregated proposals to include broadcast, digital and mobile platforms

Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required

2-5 years’ experience in advertising/media sales

Online/digital sales experience preferred

Strong communication skills

Excellent negotiation and customer service skills

Demonstrated ability to close new business

Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment

Must be proficient with MS Office

 

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com. 

 

KIAH is an equal opportunity employer.