Transactional Account Executive

By on Oct, 24 2016 with Comments 0

New Orleans, LA – WVUE FOX8, and BOUNCE TV is seeking a highly experienced salesperson. We are looking for the right person – one with a minimum of 3-5 years media sales experience, rep firm experience is desired. The successful candidate will be motivated, detail oriented and someone that has dealt with advertising agencies or worked in the national spot TV business. This position would be dealing with many transactional television spot clients. The candidate must also be a great listener, able to build relationships thru phone and email and have a strong desire to help us maximize spot revenue. In addition, the candidate should be highly organized, timely and a highly effective communicator. The candidate must also have a working knowledge of digital advertising and the opportunities that advertising agencies would be interested in. As a powerhouse station in New Orleans, WVUE is the official station of the New Orleans Saints. WVUE is also home to the many exciting sales opportunities offered as a FOX Affiliate such as the 2017 Super Bowl LI, NFL Football, MLB, Empire, and much more.

Primary Responsibilities
•Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals
•Maintain strong working relationships with all clients
•Represent a favorable station image
•Accurately project and forecast activity of all accounts
•Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-point
•Experience in Matrix, Wide Orbit Traffic and Wide Orbit Media Sales preferred
•Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business preferred.

Qualified applicants please apply on-line and attach your resume along with cover letter at

No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

Filed Under Television Careers

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