Account Executive

Job Number: R50015842

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Sales, Digital

Location Type: Onsite

Location: Houston, Texas

Job Posting Date: December 3, 2021

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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

KRIV Fox 26/ KTXH My 20 the Fox O&O in Houston, TX are looking for an Account Executive.  This AE is responsible for developing new business and selling digital and OTT products by maximizing opportunities and growing transactional accounts.  This position requires someone who will identify opportunities and close new sales.  The ideal candidate will prospect and aggressively pursue digital, OTT and new business advertisers.  Provide strategic advice to help new television advertisers get the best ROI by working closely with them in a consultative role.  The successful AE candidate must be able to identify qualified targets, use strong communication and presentation skills throughout the sales process and maintain a high closing ratio. We are looking for someone that can bring together all our resources [FLX/OTT, Top Rated Local News, FOX network, FOX sports, MyNetwork TV, Web/Digital Sponsorships and Promotions] in a creative manner to achieve a high level of results.   Other responsibilities include but not limited to: strategically negotiating existing business along with obtaining incremental dollars from the existing market and building strong client relationships.  Responsible for completing administrative tasks such as weekly forecasts, monthly reports, new business trackers, OTT trackers, weekly meeting forms and the credit and collection of all accounts.

Four-year college degree preferred.  The ideal candidate will be a sales professional with preferred television sales experience and have a proven track record of success in sales.  Knowledge of media math, TV ratings and web metrics is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.  Wide Orbit Sales and Traffic knowledge preferred.  Proficiency in Microsoft office programs preferred.  We are looking for someone who is energetic, positive, creative and passionate to succeed in the highly competitive environment of media sales.  Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking are critical to the position.

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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