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Account Executive

March 6, 2014

ABC5 in Des Moines is looking for an Account Executive.

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.



Implement strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.

Establish credible relationships with local business community.

Make sales calls on existing and prospective clients.

Maintain assigned accounts and develop new accounts.

Prepare and deliver sales presentations to clients.

Provide consultation and advice on how television and digital advertising will help promote and grow their business.

Work with prospects/clients to help develop creative advertisements.

Perform other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related filed, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

Fluency in English.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Minimum of two years' experience in sales, preferably in the media field

Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

Experience achieving objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.

Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.



The Account Executive must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

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