Employment Opportunities

 

Broadcast Account Executive

Talk Radio 92.3 / AM 760 is seeking an experienced, self-motivated sales professional to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients in the Knoxville area.  The Account Executive will solicit business for advertising in on-air, non-traditional and digital platforms.  The ideal candidate must possess a hunter mentality with cold calling/prospecting experience, a proven ability to negotiate and close with a high level of success and must easily build mutually-beneficial relationships.  Consistently driving game-changing results, this individual knows how to identify, develop and present customized to clients using non-traditional and digital concepts with exceptional written and oral communication skills.  This individual easily commands the room during presentations.  The ability to multi-task with a high degree of time management and organizational skills is a must.  This individual is capable of looking ahead and managing client needs with precision planning and anticipation.

Qualifications:

  • Previous Media sales experience is helpful, and previous sales experience in any capacity is required.  We’re looking for someone with a high level of sales maturity. 
  • Proven track record of generating new business through cold calling, referral, networking, etc. 
  • Two years of relevant sales and marketing experience – with media advertising experience strongly preferred. 
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills.  Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Proven track record of client-facing communication and polished presentation skills. 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with revolving deadlines. 
  • Able to identify and solve problems, create and innovate on behalf of clients and multitask. 
  • Must be a self-starter. 
  • Base knowledge of local media companies, station formats and strategic offerings. 
  • Experience with entertainment, consumer packaged goods, retail and brand clients is strongly preferred.

Interested? If you possess these qualifications, please contact John Adams at 865-525-0620.

 

 

 

 

WETR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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