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Account Executive, WWE


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Account Executive, WWE

Jobid 23768-380715

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 35935BR

**Job Title** Account Executive, WWE

**Business Segment** Ad Sales

**Sub-Business** Ad Sales Entertainment Programming

**Posting Category** Sales

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York



+ Generate/increase revenue of new and existing accounts from an established list of advertising agencies and clients to meet annual revenue goals

+ Generate additional revenue from untapped sources

+ Own, manage, and develop relationships with clients, agencies and advertisers through day-to-day interactions; actively grow industry relationships in order to gain marketplace intelligence

+ Understand customer needs and look for opportunities to develop monetize-able creative solutions, including customizable cross-platform opportunities that meet client needs

+ Create compelling sales presentations and execute sales calls with clients as well as agency planning/buying groups to secure business.

+ Understand the client’s marketing/advertising objectives and collaborate internally and externally to deliver proposals that satisfy these objectives.

+ Collaborate with USA/Syfy/Digital Sales/Client Solutions to develop, recommend and implement multi-platform and 360-degree marketing initiatives.

+ Direct accounts from proposal through post-analysis

+ Ensure clients receive superior customer service

+ Lead, develop, motivate and mentor support team of sales planner and sales assistant by developing strong team alliance, inclusive participation and structured training

+ Communicate effectively within assigned office, as well as with other sales offices and various operations and sales support groups within the company

+ Maintain a working knowledge of research products, Nielson and MRI



+ Bachelor’s degree

+ Minimum of 7+ years selling experience in Cable or Broadcast Ad Sales **ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS**

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

+ Must be able to travel frequently and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in New York, NY

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

**Desired Characteristics**


+ Sports sales and Events based sales experience strongly preferred

+ Proven experience in prospecting new clients and new business development

+ Maintain a working knowledge of research products, Nielson and MRI

+ Must have excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills

+ Proven experience with client based selling

+ Self-starter; ability to work very independently, but also fit into a strong team environment

+ Ability to travel frequently

+ Ability to effectively analyze numeric data.

+ Excellent interpersonal and client relation skills

+ Able to multi-task in a fast paced environment

+ Proficient with Microsoft Office

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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