Digital Account Executive

Posted: 3/20/2017 | Expires: 4/19/2017

Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Account Management, Operations
Level: Executive (Director, VP, Department Head)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NBC Connecticut is looking for a dynamic Digital Account Executive to join our team. The successful candidate will lead the digital sales effort for our product portfolio which provides solutions for businesses to reach an audience with strong buying power in the Connecticut Marketplace. The Digital Account Executive will have strong business development sales experience. Essential Responsibilities:

  • Sell comprehensive digital solutions to clients, convincing them to advertise in the NBC Connecticut digital product portfolio, overcoming objections and closing long term contractual agreements
  • Prospecting & cold calling
  • Partner with Broadcast Sales Team to uncover and close digital business
  • Solution/Proposal development & presentation
  • Post-sale performance monitoring and capturing up-sell opportunities to achieve sales goals

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 4 years' sales experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Proven track record of developing creative solutions for customers' marketing objectives and garnering revenue from non-traditional sources
  • Minimum 1 year of working knowledge with Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Sales skills with a record of attaining or exceeding quotas Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work at the location in West Hartford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
     
  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis on marketing, business or communication
  • Sales experience in an electronic environment
  • Four-year college degree with emphasis on marketing, business or communication or equivalent preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and excellent knowledge of sales techniques; creative and analytic ability to use information such as demographics and research to make effective and persuasive verbal, written or electronic sales presentations
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to concentrate on priorities under deadline pressure
  • Demonstrated success at achieving sales goals
     

NBC Connecticut is looking for a dynamic Digital Account Executive to join our team. The successful candidate will lead the digital sales effort for our product portfolio which provides solutions for businesses to reach an audience with strong buying power in the Connecticut Marketplace. The Digital Account Executive will have strong business development sales experience.

We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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