FORT WAYNE, IN – LINmedia / WANE-TV is looking for a Digital Account Executive.
This position will be responsible for aggressively pursuing digital media ad sales with local direct clients and with interactive and traditional advertising agencies. This individual will possess the ability to sell all digital solutions including targeted display, mobile, social, video, SEM, SEO and web design. They will be on top of shifting media trends, presenting themselves as a digital leader in the market and be well versed as to how the web is impacting marketplaces and companies' business models. They will demonstrate an ability to think creatively, sell strategically, and communicate effectively internally and externally.
A valid driver’s license is required. EOE
Two years plus of Sales experience is preferred (preferably in the Fort Wayne market). Established agency and/or direct business relationships are a plus and those applicants will be moved to the top of the list.
Experience with Digital media sales is preferred. Track record of developing long-term relationships with (and commitments from) major clients and agencies
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
- Ability to develop proposals, sales materials and respond to client information requests.
- Monitor current campaigns and develop and evaluate delivery
- Maintain a comprehensive understanding of available advertising programs, site information and resources.
- Dedicated and driven work ethic, excellent writing, presentation, communication and networking skills.
- Able to identify and create unique sales properties and promotions.
- Analyze competitive (local) online media marketplace
- Direct and ad agency contacts a big advantage
- The successful candidate must enjoy problem solving, cold calling and be unafraid of technical solutions.
Social media participant also a plus
Digital Sales Manager
2915 West State Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
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