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Account Executive

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Account Executive
Student Status Off Campus
Work Location West Plains off campus employers
Department West Plains Off Campus Student Employment
Hiring Range Open
Department/Employer Operating Hours Monday -Friday 8- 5
How many hours per week are required? 40+
Description of Primary Duties

Compensation & Benefits:

Base salary plus commission. Above average compensation including commission. Excellent benefits including a 401K, medical packages including optional dental and vision. Vacation time: One week after a year, two weeks after two years and three weeks after seven years. 6 paid holidays and one floating holiday per year. Five illness days Ongoing training opportunities for advancement.


Sell radio and digital marketing concepts. Work a minimum of M-F 8-5, plus occasionally attend evening and weekend events. Actively prospect for new accounts and identify local businesses that have a need for our products and services (phone or face to face). Build relationships with existing clients, most of the week will be focused on face to face interactions. Attend weekly sales meetings and additional sales training opportunities. Set appointments, meet with clients, make sales presentations and execute contracts. Establish and execute weekly, daily, and monthly sales plans.
Assist with writing advertising copy as required by the client. Coordinate the production and scheduling of advertising between station departments. Meet established revenue requirements. Ensure those company initiatives and tools provided are used and maximized. Closely monitor the progress of all client campaigns to ensure maximum success. Conduct Customer Needs Analysis with clients and prospects to create solutions.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must possess the following:

Marketing or sales background, with proven success at finding decision makers, and guiding decisions, ideally five years of outside sales experience. Must be a self-starter, goal driven and willing to work hard to achieve set weekly and monthly company goals. Excellent communication skills — verbal and written with the ability to present to potential clients, often in a group. Networking skills to help build relationships.
Previous media experience a plus (not required). Must have a professional appearance (required). Must have transportation to meet required weekly meetings with valid drivers license and automobile insurance coverage. Experience building strategic presentations and dynamically presenting them to clients. Proficient with PowerPoint, Excel, and Microsoft Word, Youtube, and Outlook.

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Posting Detail

Open Date 09/30/2017
Close Date 11/30/2017
Posting Number 20171245STU

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