Account Executive
Twin Cities Public Television - Saint Paul, MN

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Position Overview
Market Enginuity is seeking a determined and persuasive sales professional to join our sales team at Twin Cities Public Television in Saint Paul, MN. Candidates will be responsible for the sale of sponsorship messages, viewer guide ads, digital media and events. This is an outside sales position where the successful account executive will manage an active account list and develop new business by cold-calling and following a consultative sales approach.

Summary of Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Daily life for an account executive in public television is similar to that of a salesperson in commercial broadcasting or local print media. An account executive is expected to make cold-calls to decision makers at local and regional businesses, meet with them to understand their marketing needs and develop proposals that offer marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses.

Requirements for Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Twin Cities Public Television is a highly regarded community institution and the position requires:

  • Excellent professional communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to create thoughtful proposals in PowerPoint
  • Ability to be persuasive and speak with conviction regarding the station’s unique value proposition
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize effectively and be goal oriented.
  • 3 years of media sales experience; broadcast industry experience is highly preferred
  • 4 year college degree; related field is preferred

About Market Enginuity
Market Enginuity provides outsourced corporate sponsorship sales to public radio and television stations in 11 markets. Recognized as a leader in generating corporate sponsorship for public broadcasting stations, Market Enginuity is committed to helping client stations better serve their communities while helping sponsors grow their businesses. Meeting and exceeding our client stations’ goals requires our sales candidates to be exceptional, determined professionals who share our enthusiasm and vision for setting the standard of excellence for corporate support in public broadcasting.

Market Enginuity Offers

  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life plans
  • 401(k) plan
  • Excellent training and management support
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Commission-based sales with initial income guarantee

Application Requirements: When applying for this position please upload ONE document containing: (1) a letter explaining your interest and how your skills are aligned to this position and (2) your resume. Thank you!


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Market Enginuity is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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