Digital Account Executive

Digital Account Executive

Job Description: WKRN-TV is looking for a highly motivated digital sales executive with a history of proven sales results with focus on growth of digital marketing services.  Our new digital account executive will focus on new business growth in the digital space, as well as growth in digital space, as well as growth in digital among current broadcast accounts.  Focus will include multi-station platforms and LIN Digital audience extension platforms.  The ideal candidate will collaborate with local business owners to reach their target market and make their business more successful.  Strong command of the sales cycle and multi-platform digital approach is preferred.

Skills (Essential and Preferred): The ideal candidate will demonstrate these capabilities:

Strong command of the digital media space / A history of creating digital campaigns that produce strong results for the client / Generating B2B sales / Achieving new business objectives / Sourcing and generating new business over the phone and in the field / Develop and execute a strategic sales plan / Proven history of achieving and exceeding sales objectives / Strong relationship building skills / Demonstrated ability to close business / Strong presentation skills / Minimum 3 years of sales experience in the digital media space preferred (display, SEM, SEO, email, video, social)

Education:  College degree in a related field preferred with excellent verbal and written skills.

Experience (Essential and Preferred): Minimum 3 years of sales experience in the digital media space preferred (display, SEM, SEO, email, video, social).

Qualified applicants should send their resume and cover to:   No phone calls please.

Please tell us how you found out about the job opening. Send cover letter, resume to:
WKRN-TV  – Attn: Human Resources
441 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210
email to: –  Be sure to include your name and the job title in subject line.     WKRN-TV, is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing and background investigations.  Media General, WKRN-TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.  We are engaged in a continuing effort to seek out prospective applicants for employment with our company.


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