Account Executive-Entry Level
Sinclair Broadcast Group - Portland, ME

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Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 74 stations located in 46 geographically diverse markets. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WGME News Channel 13 is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Account Executive to sell commercial advertising time to local businesses and advertising agencies.

Your responsibilities include:
Handle outside sales calls

Prospect customers and lead generation

Attract and close advertisers to sell products and services via TV

Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management

Retain current business and develop new business contacts

Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses.

Sell commercial advertising time and other station products to local advertisers

Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service

Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising

Qualifications:
Strong organizational, written and presentation skills

Competitive, energetic and self-starter

Ability to overcome objections

Outside media sales experience preferred but not required

Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win

Professional appearance a must

Requirements:
Successful completion of a three week off site training program.

Our Account Executives are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media inPortland,Mainewe want to hear from you.

Applicants must apply online to be considered. You can apply at www.wgme.com or www.sbgi.net . No phone calls or emails please. If you don't have access to an on-line computer, please try your local public or school library or your nearest unemployment office.

**INTERNAL APPLICANTS AT A SINCLAIR STATION SHOULD SEE THEIR LOCAL HR CONTACT TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. **

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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