Nexstar Media Group

  • Account Executive

    Requisition ID
    2018-3530
    Category
    Sales
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Roanoke
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    Are you looking for a career and not just a job? Do you enjoy the Entertainment business…Television, On-line/Digital, Social Media? Do you enjoy earning income based on the hard work you do and not what someone has determined your worth? Do you enjoy the sale and getting people excited about what product you represent?  How does creating local television – WFXR/WWCW and digital and social media marketing business solutions for local business sound as an exciting career?  We have immediate openings for new Account Executives who will make their living by helping local businesses grow and achieve their goals.  We provide complete training for the right individuals. You will be helping companies throughout Southwest and Central VA grow their business through both Television and On-line Digital advertising.   You will be trained on all aspects of the business and have the opportunity to build an amazing career.   WFXR and WWCW are part of the Nexstar Media Group who currently own or operate 171 television station across 100 Television markets spanning from the east coast to Hawaii!  We offer fabulous earning potential, great career growth opportunities, Full Benefits, Vacation, 401K. We will be filling these positions immediately to get our new team members trained and ready to have a successful career in multi-media Sales.  Contact Kim Smith, Local Sales Manager@ 540-512-9003 or ksmith@virginiafirst.com.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    • 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.

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:


    The Sales Account Executive must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  The Sales Account Executive must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. 

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