Position: Regional Account Executive
Location: Austin TX
Control #: 108893OD
Regional Advertising Account Executive
Looking for unique individual who will drive demand and generate regional advertising sales. Will work with regional decision makers, directors of marketing, regional area managers, and ultimately their advertising agencies to proactively drive advertising sales in the Austin, Texas market. A high profile position that requires a passion and belief in billboard advertising, unwavering personal will and a strong drive to help grow our clients’ businesses.
Qualified candidates must:
Have prior, verifiable success in regional, national or key account sales
Be a top sales performer with exceptional hunting and closing skills
Possess an innate curiosity to understand the prospect’s thinking about advertising
Be resilient and driven to gain that understanding
Display integrity in all situations
Have strong people skills – loves working with people and craves the experience of collaborating with advertisers to grow their businesses
Be knowledgeable about marketing communications and branding
Essential functions of position include, but are not limited to the following:
Meet with local and regional decision makers who influence regional advertising buys and develop an understanding of their communications needs.
Generate new regional and state advertising sales while growing existing regional accounts
Monitor other advertising media to identify regional sales opportunities in the Austin Market
Network with regional and national sales representatives in other markets to develop leads
Regularly monitor and review account activity with the Sales Manager to identify and direct regional sales opportunities
Travel to key markets to meet with and gain an understanding of regional accounts, first directly through their upper or regional management and through their advertising agencies and/or buying services
Represent and maintain an excellent working relationship with any advertising agencies and outdoor buying services involved with target accounts. Coordinate efforts with national sales representative at Reagan.
Service both new and existing clients
Support the GM and SM’s in the development of budgets relating to the regional revenue for the organization
Maintain a high level of visibility throughout the advertising community at large
Reach sales performance levels as outlined upon hire
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales or Marketing
Two years experience in Regional, National or Key Account Sales
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Should enjoy the opportunity to travel regularly
Qualified Candidates should email resume and income history to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE. Posted 8/28/14
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