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Political Account Executive, DC

The E.W. Scripps Company
Washington, DC 20004
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E.W. Scripps is a premier media organization headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. We are currently seeking a high-energy, multi-tasking Political Account Executive to join our Sales team in DC. The successful candidate will be a broadcast experienced aggressive, break-out salesperson to manage an important list of accounts.

The Account Executive Political Sales position is responsible for selling commercial airtime and digital solutions to candidate and advocacy accounts.


  • Sell commercial airtime and digital solutions to direct accounts and advertising agencies specializing in, but not limited to, political and advocacy advertising
  • 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


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


  • 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


AtScripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve.We are intentional about creating anenvironmentwhereemployees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspiredto reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each persons diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scrippsleaders believe thatan equitable and inclusive culture isnot only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative.Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.


The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nations fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nations largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps 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 of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, 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: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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