MDU - Account Executive
Suddenlink 71 reviews - College Station, TX

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Responsible for the solicitation and sale of advertisements on cable television networks to meet established sales goals. The incumbent is responsible for cultivating and maintaining effective communications and relations with customers and for servicing the account after the initial sale is made.

• Provides quality internal and external customer service surrounding the Company values
• Generate revenue by contracting sales for airtime through telemarketing, cold calling, prospecting and networking; maintain sales goals and meet quotas
• Responsible for coordinating traffic orders and other documentation required for commercial insertion
• Assists in coordinating the production of commercials to air on available channels
• Monitor client payments on accounts; call on client with past due accounts when necessary
• Serves as a public relations representative, image builder in the local community
• Delineates statistical information from Arbitron and Neilson to use in placing advertising on the air for customers
• Prepares weekly and monthly sales activity reports and maintains an accurate client database
• Other duties as required by management
• Ability to communicate in person, telephone or written
• Ability to sort and distribute materials
• Ability to use reasoning to problem-solve and troubleshoot
• Ability to use a calculator, PC, CRT, typewriter and other standard office machines
• Ability to work in a climate controlled, air processed environment
• Ability to give public presentations
Position Requirements
• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• Working knowledge of SalesSCAN, Neilsen, CableSCAN preferred
• Proficiency with Windows-based computer
• Knowledge of the local media market and local contacts preferred
• Strong professional verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize effectively
• Strong people and relationship management skills
• Valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record within Company required standards, and auto insurance
• 2+ years of successful media sales or equivalent experience
• Cable advertising experience preferred
• Ability to work in climate-controlled areas
• Exposure to typical office environment
• Some travel required

About this company
71 reviews
Cequel Communications, which operates through subsidiary Suddenlink, provides cable TV, high-speed Internet access, and phone...