Full Time Job

Multimedia Account Executive


Des Moines, IA 08-04-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Multimedia Marketing Consultant

Reports To:

Local Sales Manager

Experienced Multimedia Marketing Consultant

Are you looking for a flexible, fun career where you can make a great living? When you start a career with Hearst Television, not only will you work amongst passionate professionals who take pride in what they do, but you will be a part of a progressive culture where your talents will be valued and appreciated.

KCCI, the market-leading Hearst Television CBS affiliate in Des Moines, IA is seeking a Multi-Media Marketing Consultant. If you are motivated by an excellent product, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no further. You will work in one of America's top cities for business and quality of life. KCCI-TV is one of the top CBS affiliates in the nation and Iowa's News Leader across all platforms. We provide you every tool needed to deliver results-oriented, multi-platform marketing solutions. We need someone with excellent client focused skills, positive attitude, and a desire to WIN!

As a Multi-Media Marketing Consultant, you will develop and maintain business on all platforms, TV, digital, and multicast. The ideal candidate has media sales experience, is a self-starter who thrives in a goal-oriented team environment! Are you ready to take the next step in your career, make a great living, and join a top company in the broadcast media industry? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you!

Job Responsibilities:
• Develop new business across all platforms including KCCI, MeTV, MyDesMoines, and KCCI Digital.
• Manage and increase revenue from an existing list of accounts.
• Secure appointments with prospective advertising clients through cold calling and self-generating lead activities to create new advertising revenue.
• Meet extensively with current clients to develop/strengthen business relationships and drive client retention.
• Create and deliver sales presentations to multiple points of contact with client/agency personnel.
• Regularly meet with local and digital sales managers to ensure progression and success with stated goals.
• Maintain current and accurate revenue forecasts by account.

• Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills.
• Must have a proven track record of sales or marketing success.
• Solid negotiation skills.
• Strong networker.
• Experience in a consultative customer focused business atmosphere.
• Previous experience in media sales preferred but not required.

Qualification Requirements:
• Ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment.
• Accountability within a goal-structured organization.
• Needs a positive, results-oriented attitude and must be a team player.
• Must be able to use qualitative research effectively to further sales effort.
• Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills.
• Computer and mobile technology proficiency including with Microsoft Office products. Experience with Wide Orbit, Kantar and Wide Orbit Media Sales a plus.
• Clean driving record.

To Apply:

Candidates interested in joining the KCCI Sales Team should please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply. No phone calls, please! EOE

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9b1x4-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.