Account Executive

Posted On: March 4, 2019
Station/Company: KPTV-KPDX, Meredith
Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Hours: Full Time


Job Summary

KPTV-KPDX, a Meredith owned duopoly is located in Beaverton, Oregon is recruiting for an Account Executive. The Account Executive advises clients on marketing and advertising strategies, develops new television accounts, negotiates advertising rates, and professionally conveys the benefits of television advertising on a network affiliate.
40% – Pursues prospects to sell on-air, on-line and integrated advertising on KPTV, KPDX and associated websites, sports programming and specially designed packages 30% – Provides sales and service support to existing advertisers assigned at management discretion 10% – Participates in sales team activities and interacts effectively with production and traffic departments to fulfill customer needs; meets deadlines 10% – Achieves assigned revenue generation budgets and completes all required reports in a timely manner. Masters and uses various research tools to position station value as necessary 10% – Makes presentation upon understanding client needs and closes the sale
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Associates in Business or Marketing preferred.
Excellent computer skill and knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to understand prospect’s needs and manage expectations of results.
Ability to represent station in a positive light and stand behind station decisions.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Good presentation skills.
Ability to consistently prospect for new business and monitor competitive media.
Must be organized, self-motivated, and competitive

Experience:

2 years experience media sales
Digital sales experience preferred

Requirements:
Excellent computer skill and knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to understand prospect’s needs and manage expectations of results.
Ability to represent station in a positive light and stand behind station decisions.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Good presentation skills.
Ability to consistently prospect for new business and monitor competitive media.
Must be organized, self-motivated, and competitive
Additional Information:
Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith’s portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation’s Top 25 — including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland — and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith’s stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact:
We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team.
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http://www.meredith.com/viewjobopenings

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Expiration: April 04, 2019