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Political Account Executive-DC

Scripps Media, Inc.
Washington, DC 20004
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The Account Executive Political Sales position is responsible for selling commercial air time and digital solutions to candidate and advocacy accounts.

Key activities

  • Sell commercial air time and digital solutions to direct accounts and advertising agencies specializing in, but not limited to, political and advocacy advertising
  • Develop new business by prospecting accounts originating in the Washington DC sales territory and placing on Scripps properties around the country
  • Execute FCC rules and regulations surrounding political broadcast advertising
  • Negotiate advertising rates and program ratings with new and existing accounts to maximize share of revenue
  • Prepare and present marketing proposals utilizing qualitative and quantitative research
  • Perform client services, including but not limited to avail presentations, account management reconciliation, credit and collections, package preparations
  • Perform other duties as needed or as directed by sales management

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • BS/BA in related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2 - 4 years of successful sales experience in media sales

Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated excellent communication and organizational skills in a fast-paced sales environment
  • Ability to quickly develop trusted relationships with clients and deliver world-class customer service
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, Power Point, and Access
  • Experience working with Wide Orbit is a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail

About Scripps

  • The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nations largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, includingNewsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leaderStitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networksBounce, Grit, Escape and Laff; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps produces original programming including Pickler & Ben, runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of theScripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way.
  • As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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