Media – Journalism – Newspaper: Position/Title: Account Executive

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Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Position/Title:
Account Executive
Details:
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iHeartMedia Stations 

Job Summary:

Identifies and develops new business opportunities; keeps and grows existing client relationships; offers solutions that help clients achieve their business goals; closes business; meets set sales target. 

Responsibilities

 

• Identifies and solicits new business; builds and maintains a full pipeline of sales prospects.

• Services and grows relationships in existing base of clients.

• Identifies client/agency needs and develops persuasive proposals to meet needs and opportunities.

• Delivers effective sales presentations.

• Steers clients based on market, platform and station information.

• Maintains client communication and ensures client satisfaction.

• Monitors competition to continually find new account leads.

• Negotiates rates based on iHeartMedia’s budgets.

• Works collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue.

• Ensures prompt payments.

• Follows all station procedures for preparing orders, resolving billing issues, submitting regular reports regarding sales, pipeline lists, forecasts and competitive analysis.

• Creates effective marketing campaigns in cooperation with iHeartMedia resources.

• Generates revenue and meets/exceeds established sales targets.

• Candidate must drive their own vehicle with a valid driver’s license and state-mandated auto insurance

 

Qualifications

 

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms

• Adept at prospecting and using effective consultative selling principles and practices

• Strong client service relationship-building skills

• Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment

• Negotiation and closing proficiency

• Persuasive communication skills: verbal, written and presentation

• Independent; self-motivated; competitive; assertive

• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

• Understanding of market dynamics including demographics

• Stress tolerance especially with tight deadlines and financial pressures

• Flexibility and creativity

• Professional appearance

• Strong interpersonal skills

 

Work Experience

• 2+ years in media/advertising sales is preferred, but not required

• SalesForce experience is a plus

 

Education

• High school diploma, college degree preferred

 

Certifications

• None required

 

Location

Memphis, TN: 2650 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Suite 4100, 38118 

Position Type

Regular

Apply Online URL:
https://iheartmedia.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External_iHM/job/Memphis-TN-Thousand-Oaks/Account-Executive_Req15348-1

 

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