JOB POSTING – Reposted 3/10/2016
TITLE: Account Executive
HOURS: Full Time
REPORTS TO: Local Sales Manager
Are you ready to use your sales skills selling something businesses need and are actually interested in hearing about? KAPP/KVEW TV Your Local ABC Affiliate has an opening in their sales department in Yakima, Washington and Kennewick, Washington. If you want to sell for a company that has a true entrepreneurial spirit and not be bogged down by corporate bureaucracy – you need to talk to us. We believe in giving our salespeople the resources and the freedom to solve marketing needs. Use your creativity to sell multi-media ideas that really make a difference for your clients. As entrepreneurs we believe in rewarding success, not putting limits on your potential. We are a company that pays attention to the client’s needs and where a good day of selling is still fun.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION:
Develop new advertising clients through a relentless drive to generate new business.
Face to face meetings with prospective clients.
Involvement in the local business community, developing relationships with business owners and decision makers.
Creating advertising campaigns for your clients that are focused on their marketing needs and growing their business
Developing strong relationships with clients to ensure success and repeat business
Closing business and executing the client campaign as agreed upon
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
A passion for selling.
Proven ability to ask for the business and the courage to ask again.
Outside sales experience and a track record of successfully prospecting and developing new business.
Easily learn multiple software systems. Power Point a must.
Internet, social media and digital marketing savvy.
Strong curiosity to learn about your clients’ businesses.
See a problem as an opportunity for a creative solution.
A belief in your ability to sell and no fear of being on commission because you know the harder you work the more you make.
Valid driver’s license, insurance and acceptable driving record.
Reliable vehicle for outside sales calls.
A smart phone to access emails, texts and apps
KAPP TV is an ABC Affiliate that serves Yakima and the surrounding area. KVEW TV is an ABC Affiliate that serves Kennewick/Richland/Pasco and the surrounding area. We are committed to serving our viewers and the business community.
CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
All applicants must submit an application with resume and cover letter. Applications can be downloaded from the website (http://www.kapptv.com/about/employment or http://www.kvewtv.com/about/employment). Please mail application, resume and cover letter to:
PO Box 1749
Yakima, WA 98907
*PLEASE SPECIFY “KAPP Account Executive” or ‘KVEW Account Executive” POSITION AND REFERRAL SOURCE IN YOUR COVER LETTER
*NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE
KAPP/KVEW TV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER