WNKY’s NBC, CBS & MeTV television station seeks an experienced Account Executive to assist local businesses with broadcast and digital advertising. Previous sales experience required. Send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky, P.O. Box 149, Bowling Green, KY 42102 or email to: Personnel@wnky.com. Please note position desired in subject line. EOE
Job Description: This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through the use of television & digital advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business, as well as service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production staff to create custom television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.
Qualifications: 3 to 5 years outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales and especially television sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Skills and aptitude with basic computer programs such as Word, Power Point & Excel, as well as ability to learn specialized programs utilized in order input and research. Organizational skills a must! Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills, a “team player”, ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. Ability to work flexible hours.
Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input.
Application Deadline: When filled