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Outside Account Executive

Job Summary

Identifies and develops new business opportunities; keeps and grows existing client relationships; offers solutions that help clients achieve their business goals; closes business; meets set sales target.

Responsibilities

  • Identifies and solicits new business; builds and maintains a full pipeline of sales prospects.

  • Services and grows relationships in existing base of clients.

  • Identifies client/agency needs and develops persuasive proposals to meet needs and opportunities.

  • Delivers effective sales presentations.

  • Steers clients based on market, platform and station information.

  • Maintains client communication and ensures client satisfaction.

  • Monitors competition to continually find new account leads.

  • Negotiates rates based on iHeartMedia's budgets.

  • Works collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue.

  • Ensures prompt payments.

  • Follows all station procedures for preparing orders, resolving billing issues, submitting regular reports regarding sales, pipeline lists, forecasts and competitive analysis.

  • Creates effective marketing campaigns in cooperation with iHeartMedia resources.

  • Generates revenue and meets/exceeds established sales targets.

  • Candidate must drive their own vehicle with a valid driver's license and state-mandated auto insurance

    Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms

  • Adept at prospecting and using effective consultative selling principles and practices

  • Strong client service relationship-building skills

  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment

  • Negotiation and closing proficiency

  • Persuasive communication skills: verbal, written and presentation

  • Independent; self-motivated; competitive; assertive

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Understanding of market dynamics including demographics

  • Stress tolerance especially with tight deadlines and financial pressures

  • Flexibility and creativity

  • Professional appearance

  • Strong interpersonal skills

    Work Experience

  • 2+ years in media/advertising sales is preferred, but not required

  • SalesForce experience is a plus

    Education

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred

    Certifications

  • None required

    EOE

    (01-11-19)

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    1388 S Babcock St - One Radio
    Melbourne, FL 32901

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