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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

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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 EOE. Posted 8/28/14

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    Position:  Director of Sales
    Location:  Austin TX
    Control #:  108875T

    Description:   Lin media's KXAN/KNVA/KBVO is seeking an experienced Director of Sales in Austin, Texas, (DMA 40) a highly desired and rapidly growing TV market.

    Lead an innovative and successful team that values your ideas, and encourages collaboration. Must have a proven record of leading, teaching, and motivating the sales team along with growing local revenue. Must have high energy, great organizational skills, and the ability to motivate others.

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