Account Executive

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General Information

Job Posting ID 5401384 Creation Date Jan 30, 2019
Employer Posting No 35715406 Closing Date Mar 01, 2019
Job Site Address HOUSTON, Texas 77081 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

Account Executive (R10007340)

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

JOB DESCRIPTION

KRIV Fox 26/ KTXH My 20 in Houston, TX, is looking for a Senior Account Executive. The AE is responsible for growing transactional accounts, developing new business and selling digital products by maximizing opportunities. The successful AE candidate must be able to identify qualified targets, use strong communication and presentation skills throughout the sales process and maintain a high closing ratio. We are looking for someone who can bring together all our resources [Top Rated Local News, FOX network, FOX sports, MyNetwork TV, Web/Digital Sponsorships and Promotions] in a creative manner to achieve a high level of results. Other responsibilities include but not limited to: strategically negotiating existing business along with obtaining incremental dollars from the existing market and building strong client relationships. Responsible for completing administrative tasks such as weekly forecasts, monthly reports, new business trackers, weekly meeting forms and the credit and collection of all accounts.

Four-year college degree preferred. The ideal candidate will be a sales professional with a preferred minimum of 5 years' television sales experience and have a proven track record of success in sales. Knowledge of media math, TV ratings and web metrics is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Wide Orbit Sales and Traffic knowledge preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft office programs preferred. We are looking for someone who is energetic, positive, creative and passionate to succeed in the highly competitive environment of media sales. Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking are critical to this position.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor Yes
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
Minimum Experience and Education  5 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED


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Job Title Account Executive
35715406
State Agency Name FOX PAYROLL SERVICES INC
Job Closing Date Mar 1, 2019
Open Until Filled No

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