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Digital Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Young Broadcasting of Nashville LLC, Licensee of Station WKRN-TV, Nashville, TN, has a career opportunity for the following position. WKRN-TV seeks a Digital Account Executive to sell to local businesses in the Nashville, TN DMA. This is a great opportunity for a proven digital sales professional.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is an outside sales position, but it does require a lot of telephone time in the office as well. We offer a positive environment and strong team atmosphere along with a lot of unique and innovative products to sell. Responsibilities include: Selling new media products directly to businesses as well as advertising agencies. Products include: Internet banner advertising and sponsorships, behavioral and contextual targeted networks, text campaigns, Pre-roll Video and more.

  • Prospecting new business from the local DMA as well as outside our area.
  • Develop and present advertising proposals recommending strategies for response and ROI.
  • Provide excellent customer service, including the analysis of monthly customer reports summarizing campaign delivery.
  • Accountable for monthly/quarterly/annual revenue budgets
  • Team player who can work in a group setting with many peers who cross-sell products

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidate must have successful experience selling Internet, mobile and other digital related products.

Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years experience presenting and selling new media products at a direct level to local businesses, as well as advertising agencies, is preferred. Other applicants that have traditional media sales experience will be considered, but must have a passion for new media. 4-year college degree preferred Traits: Strong written and verbal communication skills, organized, natural multi-tasker, pleasantly persistent, self-motivated, proficient with computer, mobile, presentation software.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please tell us how you found out about the job opening.

Send resume, DVD and cover letter to: WKRN-TV - Attn: Mr. Cunningham, Human Resources 441 Murfreesboro Road Nashville, TN 37210 email to: humanresources@wkrn.com - No phone calls please. Be sure to include your name and the job title in subject line.

For more information about current job openings, please refer to www.wkrn.com under Contact, then Employment.

WKRN-TV is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing and background investigations. Young Broadcasting of Nashville LLC, WKRN-TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are engaged in a continuing effort to seek out prospective applicants for employment with our company.

DEADLINE: 2013-09-01