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TITLE:Account Executive

DEPARTMENT:Sales

STATION:KING 5 TV

STATUS:Regular Full Time


Join the #1 NBC affiliate group in the country! KING TV, KONG TV, NWCN, and king5.com and nwcn.com are now part of Gannett Broadcasting. We have shared values of providing first-class journalism that makes a difference in our communities and award winning programming. We are looking for a highly enthusiastic, self-motivated Account Executive. If you are a creative thinker, with big ideas, and who thrives in a fast-paced, team environment, we want to hear from you.

Brief Description of Duties:

Utilizes a comprehensive knowledge of the industry, the competition, and the client to develop and execute value added strategies that generates business and strengthens our position in the marketplace. Takes a strategic view of the client s business and what solutions we can offer.
Recommends creative ideas that improve the company s competitive position and the bottom line. Develops creative, custom and effective solutions for our customers. Leads strategic advertising projects by developing and retaining new, local, and direct business for the local operating unit. Builds strong client relationships.

Qualifications:

College degree with minimum three years media sales experience preferred and major agency experience required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to compose and deliver strong sales presentations; a proven track record of new business development skills; good organizational, prospecting, and negotiation skills; and computer experience in a windows environment. Valid driver s license and personal transportation required.

Gannett is one of the top media companies in the country and provides a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401k, and free parking.

If qualified, please send a copy of your resume, and a cover letter via email to hr@king5.com or mail to:

HUMAN RESOURCES #K14R01
KING 5 TELEVISION
333 DEXTER AVE N
SEATTLE, WA 98109

King 5 Television is an equal opportunity employer

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