Account Executive

Posted: 7/18/2019

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Work with a driven and highly motivated team to support the sales efforts of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. As an Account Executive at NBCUniversal (NBCU), you will be responsible for developing, generating and maintaining new and existing business for all platforms and partners across our portfolio, including Network Entertainment, Sports, Entertainment & Lifestyle Networks, and News.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Effectively present the US Network in a variety of presentation settings; in both formal (stand-up) and informal (one-on-one) meeting formats.
  • Develop and manage agency (planning/buying) and client relationships through day-to-day contact.
  • Prioritize all account activities on a weekly and monthly basis to achieve and exceed quarterly and annual revenue targets.
  • Understand the client’s marketing/advertising objectives and collaborate internally and externally to deliver proposals that satisfy these objectives.
  • Collaborate with On-Air, Digital, Emerging Media and Branded Entertainment units to develop, recommend and implement multi-platform and 360-degree marketing initiatives.
  • Anticipate and overcome objections to buying an unrated network with limited, though growing and distribution.
  • Display in-depth understanding of industry challenges associated with changing media landscape such as guarantee metrics, time-shifted viewing, consumption on digital platforms, etc.
  • Develop strong internal relationships across the sales team to allow for efficient communication with split partners on strategic business illustrating to the internal sales team the value of our client direct relationships


  • Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum of 5+ years selling experience in Media Sales
    • Previous experience at the Account Executive level within the media space
    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in Atlanta, GA
    • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
    • Willingness to travel and work overtime
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older

    • Established relationships with clients and agencies in the Southeast Region strongly desired
    • Established relationships with casual dining/QSR, financial, auto and home improvement retailers in Southeast Region strongly desired
    • Proven experience in prospecting new clients, generating sales leads and closing the sale
    • Must have excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office
    • Self-starter; ability to work very independently, but also fit into a strong team environment
    • Ability to travel as necessary
    • Ability to effectively analyze numeric data.
    • Excellent interpersonal and client relation skills
    • Able to multi-task in a fast paced environment

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

    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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

    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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