Digital Account Executive

KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon, is looking to hire a full time Digital Account Executive.  We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits and exhilarating work environment.

Job Summary:

As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Digital Account Executive is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company.  The Digital Account Executive  will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital services and will work, both independently and in conjunction with the Nexstar sales team, to achieve budgeted revenue goals in the digital marketing services area.   The Digital Account Executive will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Amplify, Nexstar’s Digital suite of digital marketing services/products (including targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the objective of advancing client objectives.

Responsibilities: 

• Digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in your market
• Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets
• Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships
• Generate new digital marketing services business and grow business from existing clients
• Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of digital marketing for clients
• Meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best practice sharing, industry trends).  Assist with training sales team on digital marketing services
• Conduct educational forums and/or seminars for clients
• Be an effective partner with the market’s sales team in generating synergy revenue
• Effective closer• Consistently communicate with clients
• Effective in “four-legged” call situations

Requirements: 

Education:    BA or BS in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communications preferred

Experience:  
• 1+ years of digital marketing or media sales preferred
• Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services product offering and it’s effective use for clients.
• Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who is able to work effectively both independently and collaborating in a team environment
• Effective communication and client presentation skills
• Ability to interact with high-level decision makers
• Ability to execute in an organization through collaboration and a consultative process
• Excellent follow-up, strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals
• Up to date on latest trends in digital marketing service industry
• Resourceful, self-motivated and a skillful multi-tasker
• Ability to manage account receivables for your book of business
• Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and ability to become proficient on in-house sales systems

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities.
To apply please visit https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5882

ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.

********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED********* REVISED: 12/13/16