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Account Executives

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Account Executives to help new and existing advertisers grow their business. If you are ready for a challenge, want to work for a dominant CBS affiliate in the Mobile/Pensacola (market 60) and have the desire to work with a dynamic, customer focused sales team, then we want you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Position is responsible for selling and servicing assigned accounts and development of new accounts within station and departmental guidelines and in a pre-established territory; attainment of assigned budget; completion of necessary paperwork required by departmental guidelines in a timely manner; and perform additional duties deemed necessary for the successful operation of the station as may be assigned by management .

REQUIREMENTS:
College degree preferred. Three to five years experience in local and/or television national sales. Must possess strong negotiation and presentation skills as well as a desire to generate new local direct accounts. Ability to execute 'out of the box' sales and promotional ideas is a must. Must be able to create and sell multi platform sales ideas designed to answer customer's marketing challenges. Must be computer literate; possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, highly motivated, goal directed, and a team player. Position will require occasional exposure to inclement weather.
EOE M/F/D/V

HOW TO APPLY:
Pre-employment drug and background screen required. Send current resume, and references to: HR, WKRG-TV, 555 Broadcast Drive, Mobile, AL 36606 or email hr@wkrg.com. All applicants must apply online at www.mediageneral.com. WKRG-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. From time to time, we have job openings at our organization, which require a variety of skills and talents. We encourage members of minority groups and women to apply for these positions, and we seek your help in referring minorities and women to us.

DEADLINE: 2013-10-27