FOX 5 Atlanta is seeking a highly motivated business developing Account Executive.  The Account Executive is responsible for maximizing share on established television and digital accounts with emphasis on developing new accounts by converting marketing dollars and alternative advertising platforms.  Services established agency accounts as directed by sales management. Establishes direct client contact while maintaining cooperative relationships with the agencies. Develops and presents in-depth multi-screen platform sales and research presentations.  Responsible for obtaining revenue goals in all facets including existing accounts, new business, zero share business and digital. Strong understanding of digital platforms and a proven track record of successful digital sales. Work with Credit Manager to ensure appropriate credit references are furnished and timely payments are received for business sold. Generates frequent written correspondence such as pre/post buy letters.  Provides the Local Sales Manager with weekly, monthly, and quarterly report.  

Requirements: Ability to work under daily deadline pressure with attention to detail.  Ability to be self-motivated and work as part of a team. Strong creative, organizational, planning and prospecting skills.  Ability to communicate effectively/politely with co-workers and clients. Thorough knowledge of television ratings and research as it relates Nielsen and comScore/Rentrak data.  Excellent presentation skills. A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in a related field preferred. Minimum of three years of experience in broadcast television and/or digital platform sales.  


The Local Sales Coordinator is responsible for providing clerical support and assistance to the Sales Department.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to preparing sales proposals, assist with lead inquiry and viewer questions, file maintenance of contracts, creating reports, data entry, and monitoring social media platforms.  Position also assists the Commercial Ops department with quality control of commercial material, and serves as back up for the Research Director.   

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