Digital Sales Account Executive
HOUSTON - KHOU Media Solutions is seeking an experienced Digital Sales Account Executive. This position reports directly to the Director of Digital Sales and will focus on generating digital revenue for the station in the automotive category.
This position will be responsible for identifying and developing new client partnerships as well as selling and servicing a list of active Cars.com clients. As a member of our team, you should have a solid understanding of digital media trends, online advertising space, mobile, SEO/SEM and audience targeting platforms. This person should also be a great listener, creative, driven and innovative with a passion to attain revenue goals.
Desired Skills & Experience
- Fully understand technologies that are foundational to the digital advertising enterprise
- Remain current on industry trends in the digital space; e.g., mobile, display, video, SEM, email marketing as it pertains to automotive
- Directly responsible for closing sales and signing new business opportunities
- Develop, cultivate and maintain key direct client relationships
- Maintain customer satisfaction and accountability through a consultative approach
- Identify prospects and forecast revenue accurately
- Meet and exceed aggressive revenue goals. Create and deliver high-impact sales presentations. Other duties as assigned.
Key Skills & Abilities
- Extensive knowledge of digital sales processes, digital platforms, technology trends, customer buying patterns, budgeting and the automotive industry
- Knowledge of – or strong experience in local media advertising
- Ability to generate relationships with decision makers
- Capable of developing and delivering compelling presentations
- Confident personality and strong sense of urgency
- Able to think strategically, act tactically and effectively drive revenue
KHOU-TV, Inc., a subsidiary of Belo Corp. Belo’s group of television stations and regional cable news channels is one of the largest and most respected in the nation. The Company’s 20 stations deliver journalism that has produced scores of national awards.
Interested applicants are encouraged to send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to KHOU-TV, Attention: HR – DAE, 1945 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019; Fax 713-284-8818. EOE.
Please include “Digital Account Executive - Automotive” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.