Political Account Executive

Posted: 11/17/2019

Location: Washington, D.C., Washington D.C.
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Advertising Sales team is seeking a Political AE who will be an exceptional addition to our Political team. A Political Account Executive at NBC & Telemundo Owned Stations will own the execution of Political campaigns, create presentations, work with station personnel on implementation, and be a resource for our valued clients. The Political Account Executive will prospect and help close Political investments from agencies and clients to continue the tremendous growth we’re seeing in political Advertising Sales, driving NBC & Telemundo Owned Stations front and center with Political media decision makers during the 2020 Election cycle. The right person for this role is passionate about Political, Government and Advocacy advertising campaigns and will want to grow their career in sales.

Job Duties
  • Develop and manage successful advertising campaigns for Political, Government and Advocacy clients and advertising agency partners
  • Drive revenue with the local stations to exceed budgets with Political business
  • Support the sales team by prospecting, partnering and closing campaigns for accounts and agencies, maximizing advertising campaigns and delivering solutions
  • Create and grow relationships with key decision makers within the Political industry
  • Champion NBC Universal’s brand and unique advertising offerings within the industry
  • Be visible with clients


  • Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 5+ years media sales and digital experience
  • Minimum 3+ years of political sales experience
  • Availability to travel as required
  • Availability to attend evening and weekend events as required
  • Must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Team player who excels in a fast-paced, exciting environment, while maintaining an unwavering dedication to quality work.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Quantifiable success in achieving revenue goals
  • Demonstrated ability to provided creative customer solutions and create value
  • Ability to learn “on-the-fly” and to apply and share best practices among other team members
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once, and meet critical deadlines
  • Superior computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative skills
  • Ability to constructively solve unexpected problems and to make sound decisions in pressurized situations

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