Account Executive/Media Specialist - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports, Social

Account Executive/Media Specialist

Posted on 1/3/12

Job Description

FOX 8-WVUE-TV/BOUNCE TV in New Orleans, LA has an immediate opening for an experienced Account Executive/Media Specialist. FOX 8 is looking for a seasoned AE with strong negotiation and presentation skills to grow an established list and develop new direct business and web for 2 strong television stations. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of sales success and a minimum of 3 years TV/Web sales experience. If you are an aggressive, creative and client focused AE who wants to join one of the top FOX affiliates in the country and locally owned television station in a fun, growing market, this is a great opportunity. Interactive Sales, Wide Orbit, Scarborough, CMR experience a plus.

Duties include:
*Maintain and Grow established client list of agency, direct and new business.
*Develop New Local Direct business through prospecting and qualifying.
*Market and sell FOX8live.com web sponsorships
*Responsible for exceptional account maintenance including handling preemptions/revisions, traffic, production and collections.
*Prepare sales reports and communicate activity as required by management.

Requirements:
* Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
* Goal-oriented with proven sales development history.
* Excellent computer skills with ability to learn proprietary software and knowledge of all Microsoft Office software.
* 3 years Television Sales experience required
* Knowledge of Wide Orbit, Matrix, CMR and Scarborough a plus.
No phone calls please.

LOUISIANA MEDIA COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please send resume to:
Bebe Talley- Francis
Director of Sales
WVUE-TV Fox 8
1025 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy.
New Orleans, LA 70125

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