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Experienced Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
POSITION OPPORTUNITY
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KASW-CW6 is seeking an experienced and motivated media sales professional to join our team in the position of Experienced Account Executive.

Join the premier, people-oriented broadcasting company, BELO Corp, in its unique Arizona duopoly.

KASW is the #1 non-news entertainment station in the Phoenix market. CW6 provides fresh, vibrant and contemporary syndicated programming, and as an affiliate of the CW Network, offers network programming of the highest quality.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
DUTIES Prospect, make local direct & agency sales calls for the purpose of generating television & digital revenue for the station. Candidate is required to develop presentations, prepare avails and packages as required by account, and write up and submit all orders for approval. Salesperson must have the ability to respond to advertisers’ needs and be able to adapt to different selling situations. Sales personnel will develop a thorough knowledge of the station’s policies, procedures, programming, rates, production and operations. Knowledge of competitive programming and rates are necessary. Periodic entertainment is also required.

As part of Belo, our team has the benefit of outstanding support, training and development resources. In addition, we offer a tremendous work environment which is focused on creating success for our clients.

REQUIREMENTS:
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS Two (2) years of television, radio, cable or related sales experience required. College degree with strong language, math and organizational skills is strongly desired. Applicant should have experience in agency business, prospecting and in developing new business as well as non-traditional revenue for the station. Must possess a proven track record of accomplishments and have the ability to develop effective sales presentations. Knowledge of the Phoenix television market a plus. Candidate must be motivated to perform with a high degree of creativity. Computer literate in television scheduling software, with knowledge of television avails and traffic software, Scarborough, Nielsen ratings and CMR preferred. A valid Driver`s License and reliable transportation is required.

HOW TO APPLY:
We offer an outstanding compensation package (base plus commission) with benefits date of hire, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, and 401(k). Our team members also enjoy working in the fun and exciting atmosphere of a major media organization with local and national advancement opportunities.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume to careers@azfamily.com or mail to KASW, Attn: Local Sales Manager, 5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013. EOE.

It is the policy of this company not to discriminate in its employment practices because of a person`s race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected classification in accordance with applicable provisions of federal, state and local law. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.

DEADLINE: 2013-04-29