Digital/New Business Account Executive
GMG - KPRC-TV 2
Location of Position:
8181 Southwest Freeway
General Position Description:
KPRC-TV/Click2Houston.com, (NBC/Graham Media Group, Inc.), has an opening for a Digital Account Executive with previous digital sales or campaign management experience.
The ideal candidate must have experience selling digital solutions to key regional and local agencies and direct clients. The candidate must be an aggressive and confident self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment, and is also self-directed and goal-oriented with the ability to work independently to achieve sales goals. The successful candidate will be responsible for selling to local businesses as well as businesses in surrounding areas---all digital platforms. In addition to the above, the candidate must have a proven track record of developing and maintaining significant online ad sales revenue, an in-depth knowledge of online display advertising, and ability to cultivate and sustain new prospecting relationships. The candidate should also be able to take a prospect through the entire sales cycle from prospecting to closing, as well as maintain relationships with decision makers at key agencies and the ability to direct clients in this market.
NOTE: All of the essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting.
-An affinity for Marketing / Promotions and familiarity with Internet and television advertising a must
-College degree and Sales experience preferred
-Exceptional written and oral communication skills
-Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
-Proven success in a Sales Environment
-Specific experience in Internet Advertising a plus
-Bilingual communication skills are a plus.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIRED: Strong relationship management skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent verbal/written and organizational skills, strong prospecting skills and the ability to build and develop relationships, strategic insight to create customized digital solutions for clients; understanding of Mobile WAP, Mobile Applications, SEM, SEO, SMS Texting and Social Networking.
Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver's license and be insurable under Texas Law.
To apply, please send resume to:
Digital Sales Manager
KPRC Local 2/Click2Houston
8181 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77074
No Phone Calls Please
We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, matriculation or political affiliation.
Name or Department:
8181 Southwest Freeway Houston, Texas 77074