KAPP ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – Posted 12/4/2014

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 TV Your Local ABC has an opening in their sales department in Yakima, 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 clients needs and where a good day of selling is still fun.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES OF THIS POSITION:

Developing 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

Computer literacy

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 your work the more your make

 

MUST HAVE:

Valid driver’s license, insurance and acceptable driving record

Reliable vehicle for outside sales calls

A smart phone to access emails, texts and apps

 

 

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/).  Please mail application, resume and cover letter to:

 

Local Sales Manager

KAPP TV

PO Box 1749

Yakima, Wa  98907

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