Account Executive

Title: Account Executive
Department: Sales

JOB DESCRIPTION:

• Sell television time, online and new media for WCCO-TV and WCCO.com. Generate revenue with new accounts by prospecting local businesses in the Minneapolis/St. Paul DMA.
• Directly responsible for the sale of television commercial time and online advertising on WCCO.com within the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan area.
• Develop opportunities for new business and new media outlets including WCCO mobile.
• Achieve weekly /monthly/quarterly sales goals.
• Create, develop and maintain strong working relationships with direct clients throughout Minneapolis/St. Paul market.
• Effectively research and cultivate new business clientele.
• Develop sales tools to effectively present and position the television station during the sales process.
• Handle all paperwork in a timely manner.
• Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Persuasiveness, sales ability, results-oriented, ability to demonstrate leadership and team values.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, computer proficiency required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Previous television sales experience is a plus.

ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED
Click here to apply online.

(NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE)

It is the policy of CBS to afford equal opportunity to all, to discriminate against none, to take affirmative action to promote equal employment and advancement opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status, marital status, or height or weight.

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