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Sales Account Executive

Hearst Television Inc

Pittsburgh, PA
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Sales Account Executive

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WTAE-TV, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA is now accepting applications for a Local Sales Account Executive.

 Job Responsibilities: 

  • Achieving multiple Sales revenue goals for television, web and mobile platforms.
  • Increasing the station’s active advertiser customer base through the development of new business.
  • Meeting with customers and prospects on a daily basis developing proposals and executing closed business.
  • Ability to multitask including utilization of all sales development resources including research and promotions

Required Skills

  • Applicants must have high level of energy and enthusiasm and strong in-person, phone communication and presentation skills.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and, at the same time, be a team player.
  • Strong work ethic, proficiency in math and Sales Skills
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable automobile are necessary.
  • Motor Vehicle Record check required.

Required Experience

  • Experience with Nielsen Media Research, One Domain, Market Qualitative Research.
  • Computer experience essential.
  • Proven track record of 1 to 3 years of experience as an Advertising Sales Executive preferred.

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.

Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.

Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.

Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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