Account Executive

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
competitive
Posted
Oct 19, 2018
Metro Area
Chicago
Duration
Full Time

Overview

WGN-AM  has an immediate opening for an Account Executive to enhance our strong sales team!  Ideal candidate will have previous television/digital sales experience.

 

Responsibilities

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:

  • Identify the needs of local businesses and prepare custom sales presentations with solutions to address those needs.
  • Develop strong relationships with both advertising agencies and local clients.
  • Sell advertising on our television and digital platforms.
  • Demonstrate a great attitude and strong work ethic to help our clients grow.
  • Achieve monthly and quarterly revenue goals.
  • Qualifications

    MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Well organized, excellent oral and written presentation skills.
  • Ability to develop and enhance strong client and agency relationships.
  • College degree and sales experience in Television or related industry.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Valid driver’s license with access to vehicle.
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    STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:

    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

     

     

     

    Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

    Tribune is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Company InfoTribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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