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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Account Executive

Jobid 23768-376527

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 35196BR

**Job Title** Account Executive

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC International

**Posting Category** Sales

**About Us** CNBC is the recognized global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information. CNBC’s international operations include regional networks in Europe and Asia-Pacific that provide the latest market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis, and interviews with business leaders. CNBC in Europe reaches more than 110 million households, in addition to leading banks, financial institutions, and hotels across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. CNBC in Asia-Pacific reaches more than 70 million households in 21 countries.

**Career Level** Entry-Level

**Country** United Kingdom

**State/Province** - -

**City** London


The Account Executive supports the Account Manager in their pursuit of revenue generation and business development goals. The role is client facing and also holds responsibility for delivering materials required for the sale and delivery of sophisticated advertising campaigns on CNBC’s TV, Event and Digital platforms.

The Account Executive will be responsible for helping with the management of a portfolio of media agency and client accounts under the leadership of an Account Manager. The role holds responsibility for assisting in the pitching of new business and the servicing of accounts pre, mid, and post-campaign.

The Account Executive will be a member of an international team of sales professionals, who work together with research and creative solutions departments to maximise the monetisation of CNBC products across multiple platforms.


• Help manage a portfolio of accounts closely with an Account Manager, targeting advertisers and agencies to generate advertising revenue for CNBC International.

• Assist the Account Manager on new business proposals

• Use research intelligence and insight to develop solutions in collaboration with the Research team and Creative Solutions team to attract advertisers to partner with CNBC

• Build media plans for their Account Manager on CNBC platforms, TV, Digital, and affiliates

• Develop media plans that will maximise revenue generation and optimise campaign performance for advertisers

• Produce campaign delivery reports with the traffic and research teams

• Liaise with CNBC and affiliate traffic & digital teams to book and implement campaigns

• Coordinate delivery of commercial assets to traffic and digital teams to ensure effective delivery of advertising campaigns

• Liaise with CNBC compliance team to ensure all commercial assets are cleared for use

• Ensure the smooth running of campaigns while live and report on campaign performance to clients regularly

• Collaborate with research to produce campaign delivery reports pre, mid and post campaign to be delivered to CNBC clients

• Collate screenshots, highlights, and compelling campaign case study materials for advertisers


• Experience of media sales and media planning on TV and Digital platforms

• Knowledge of the international media industry

• Strong communication skills

• Self-starter able to work independently as well as part of the team

• Desire to provide best client service in a challenging environment

• A team ethic and collaborative mind-set

• Confidence in negotiation and influencing skills

• Self-aware and diplomatic

• Computer skills, PowerPoint, Excel, Word

• Presentation skills and the ability to create compelling pitches

• Enthusiasm for and interest in news and current affairs

• Ability to work in a fast paced and changeable industry

• Willing and ability to travel

• Eligible to work in the EU

• Additional languages would be beneficial

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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