Date Submitted: February 6, 2014 Department: Advertising Sales - Bozeman Position: Account Executive - ABC Date Available: Immediately
Job Description: This position is responsible for developing and retaining advertising business for the station. Account Executive will assist business owners, marketing managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.
Qualifications: Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Good "team player" with interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have excellent integrity, entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to close sales. Must be able to work flexible hours.
Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver's license. Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.
Application Deadline: February 24, 2104 or until filled
Details: Cowles Montana Media, ABC & Fox Television in Bozeman, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by February 24, 2014 to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE