Account Executive

Job Number: R50012352

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Sales

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Posting Date: August 25, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

WITI FOX6 Milwaukee (FOX Television Stations) is Milwaukee’s local FOX affiliate TV station and multi-platform local source for news, entertainment and sports programming. FOX6 has a hyper-local emphasis, offering 61.5 hours of local news and local programming – more than any other station in the market. There is an amazing and extensive portfolio of advertising solutions on FOX6.com, WITI FOX6, EITI-Antenna TV6.2, and multiple news, sports and weather apps!

RESPONSIBILITIES:  We are seeking an experienced and energetic media sales professional to have the primary responsibilities of helping local businesses be successful and grow FOX6 advertising revenue with existing accounts and through new business development.  You will have a full suite of integrated advertising solutions and a supportive staff to help you be successful.

  • Identify and present integrated marketing solutions to variety of local businesses in a variety of consumer categories including– retail, healthcare, automotive,   financial, entertainment, home services, personal services and more.
  • Research and prospect for new accounts. Make cold/warm calls to secure needs analysis meetings to be in position to propose revenue generating adverting solutions to current and potential customers.
  • Work with variety of internal departments including Creative Services on commercial production, Traffic with advertising copy traffic, Finance with invoicing and reconciliation, and sales support personnel who will assist with the fulfillment of your TV and digital campaigns.
  • Account Executive in the Sales Department direct report is to Local Sales Manager. Position also works with and for the Digital Sales Manager and General Sales Manager.
  • Comply with all Fox Corp computer requirements - myfoxpay, Navigator training, password protection, computer usage, etc.
  • Comply with all Fox Corp and Station policies - Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption, Insider Trading, etc.
  • Duties as assigned
  • Local/regional travel

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong motivation to have long- term career success in broadcast & digital sales and a desire to help local businesses and the local economy grow.
  • Personable with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Have basic understanding of digital products – display, mobile, email, video, search, native, contesting, social.
  • Strong desire to work in the field, making client needs analysis and sales presentation calls.
  • Detail oriented with a strong work ethic and excellent follow through.
  • Understanding of core marketing principles.
  • Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Four year college degree and sales experience preferred      

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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