TV and Digital Sales Account Executive

Hearst Television, Omaha, NE, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Full-Time

Do you want to join a premier multimedia company? When you start a career with Hearst Television, not only will you work amongst passionate professionals who take pride in what they do, but you will be a part of a progressive culture where your talents will be valued.

KETV, the Hearst Television ABC affiliate in Omaha, NE is looking for a Multimedia Sales Account Executive. KETV is the dominate market leader providing an excellent product, great compensation and working with a talented group of professionals. We will provide you with the tools for powerful multi-media platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing client base – you provide the sales ability, positive attitude, client focus and the desire to WIN!  If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you today. You will work from the beautiful Burlington train station located at 1001 S. 10th Street in downtown Omaha.

The Account Executive will be responsible for new business development on all platforms – TV, digital, and multicast. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment, has a positive attitude, and a desire to WIN!  Are you ready to start a new career and make a great living? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you!

As an Account Executive, you will primarily be making sales calls and/or visiting with clients or potential clients away from the station.  It is the expectation that you will meet with clients in-person and have capabilities for zoom/video conference meetings as needed.  Additionally, in this hybrid position, you will attend in-person meetings at the station.

Job Responsibilities:                                    

  • Generate revenue and develop strategic business across all available platforms
  • Ensure all revenue goals are achieved
  • Form strategic business and market partnerships
  • Collaborate with other departments within the TV station to ensure client satisfaction

Qualifications Requirements:                                 

  • Needs to be a team player, adaptable, results-oriented, and have a desire to learn
  • Ability to use interpersonal communication skills to develop rapport with clients, anticipate needs, and negotiate with strong personal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; We will train on our proprietary software
  • Prior sales experience and/or customer service experience preferred in TV/Radio sales
  • Military training and experience will be considered in lieu of sales experience
  • Must possess a driver’s license with a good driving record

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.