Buckeye Broadband is the leading provider of High-Speed Internet, Cable TV, and phone services in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Our 600+ employees are committed to excellence and innovation, and are encouraged to volunteer in their local communities in which we live and provide service. Buckeye Broadband offers an inclusive total rewards package, which includes the following benefits for all full-time employees:Competitive PayComprehensive Health Benefits401K Retirement SavingsPaid Time OffDiscounted Cable and Internet (Within Service Area)Career DevelopmentWellness & Fitness ProgramsCommunity Involvement OpportunitiesJOB SUMMARYThe Advertising Sales Account Executive is responsible for prospecting new clients and the selling of multi-platform Buckeye Broadband advertising to local advertisers.The Advertising Sales Account Executive is responsible for achieving agreed upon productivity levels and revenue goals.The Advertising Sales Account Executive reports to the Market Manager.There are no direct reports to this position.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSThe Advertising Sales Account Executive is accountable for the following items:Increasing the revenues of Buckeye Broadband through the sale of commercial advertising on Buckeye Broadband cable, OTT, digital, billboard, and social media platforms;Presenting new ideas to clients and explaining how specific types of multi-platform advertising will help promote the client’s products or services in the most effective way possible;Developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with small and medium sized businesses in order to increase and retain advertising sales revenue, including using the telephone to make calls, writing letters & email correspondence, and driving to make personal visits to retailers and advertisers;Processing all correspondence and paperwork related to accounts;Delivering advertising proofs to clients for approval;Preparing promotional plans, sales literature, media kits, and sales contracts;Developing and preparing idea focused marketing program presentations and cost estimates for potential Buckeye clients;Meeting the monthly sales activity and revenue goals established for the Advertising Sales Representative position;Performing collections of accounts as needed;Performing reporting functions to specified goals; reports include but are not limited to: Keeping CRM updated, and other projection and forecast activity;Following and enforcing the Company’s policies and procedures, including the EEO guidelines and safety, at all times;Performing any miscellaneous department duties as needed.JOB REQUIREMENTSEducation and ExperienceHigh school diploma or the equivalent – requiredMinimum 2 years of previous outside sales experience – requiredIntermediate computer skills with the ability to use the Internet – requiredExperience working with Excel, PowerPoint and Word - preferredFamiliarity with contact management applications (such as salesforce or other CRM) - preferredCore CompetenciesAgile – Embraces change; adaptable and flexible; sense of urgency;Innovative – Uses critical thinking; Creativity; Continuous learning; Challenges the status quo;Customer Focused – External/Internal; Creates the exceptional customer experience; demonstrates a sales and service mentality;Collaborative – Teamwork, Proactive knowledge sharing, Constructive Conflict;Accountable – See it, Own it, Solve it, Do it; Hold each other accountable.SkillsReads, writes and speaks English clearly and concisely with accurate spelling and punctuation;Demonstrates good working relationship with other Account Executives, Advertisers, Engineering and Programming personnel;Punctuality and good attendance.Other RequirementsBackground record that meets Company standards;Reliable means of transportation at all times;Present professional appearance and demeanor;Strictly maintains confidentiality of financial and/or other information acquired in the course of work; discloses only when authorized, unless legally obligated to do so.Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets company standards at all times (used if driving is required)
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