Media – Journalism – Newspaper

Account Executive

Account Executive

WJCL, the Hearst Television ABC affiliate in Savannah, is looking for an experienced Account Executive who will develop and maintain business on all platforms ??? TV, digital, and multicast. The ideal candidate has media sales experience, is a self-starter, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment, and has a desire to WIN! Are you ready to take the next step in your sales career, make a great living, and join a top company in the broadcast media industry? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you!

As an Account Executive, you will be expected to work both at the station as well as outside of the station making sales calls and/or visiting with clients or potential clients.  In this hybrid position, you will meet with clients in-person and have capabilities for zoom/video conference meetings as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

Generate new business revenue across all platforms
Manage and cultivate an active account list
Ensure all revenue goals are achieved
Create and deliver sales presentations to client/agency personnel
Collaborate with other departments in station to ensure client satisfaction
Qualifications Requirements:

3+ years of media sales experience preferred, plus an excellent understanding of media plans, the advertising marketplace, and key competition
Military training and experience will be considered in lieu of media sales experience
Ability to use interpersonal communication skills to develop rapport with clients, anticipate needs, and negotiate
Proficiency with Wide Orbit, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Kantar or other commercial monitoring program, and Microsoft applications a plus
Must possess a driver???s license with a good driving record
Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.


Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:

Savannah – 31405


Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE


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