Eagle TV Account Executive - Hays, KS
Eagle TV is looking for a full-time Account Executive. The hired candidate would sell marketing solutions to prospects and existing clients using television and digital advertising opportunities to help them grow their business. This position will be based in Hays, KS and will report to the Eagle TV Sales Manager.
Experience: Attend all required meetings. Work a minimum of M-F 8-5, plus occasionally attend evening and weekend events. Maintain work level to achieve 100%+ of monthly goals. Actively prospect and cold call while servicing and building relationships with existing clients. Meet daily reporting requirements – either via paper or online system. Input orders and production requests in a timely manner. Collect funds from clients to cover ad costs, etc. Research industries and companies for better knowledge when dealing with clients. Self-driven with need to learn and ability to continue to grow knowledge. Strong client interaction and client maintenance. Openness to be involved with community outreach.
Requirements: Prior sales experience. Proven experience at meeting goals and developing new business. Excellent communications skills – verbal and written with the ability to present to potential clients in addition to exceptional phone skills. Experience in successfully multi-tasking while meeting deadlines. Adaptability in working with a variety of levels of clients. Ability to utilize strong listening skills to create solutions to help clients. Proficient with MS Office and Internet. Ability to get to decision makers. Proven networking skills. Proven self-starter with ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Professional appearance and able to meet company dress code per handbook. Understanding of needed business skills to best represent company. Able to provide transportation to meet weekly required meetings. Successful background in negotiation and closing business. Confident with high energy with excellent time management skills.
Salary: Compensation is commensurate with experience, which will consist of salary plus commission, along with a competitive benefits package including participation in Eagle’s employee stock ownership plan, health insurance, 401K, and paid vacation.
How To Apply: Apply by sending your resume, cover letter and application to: Eagle Communications, Inc., Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 817, Hays, KS 67601; or, email your resume, cover letter and application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications can be found online at www.eaglecom.net/careers/. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Eagle Communications is an Employee-Owned company and an EEO employer. The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check and motor vehicle check.
Eagle Communications is an employee-owned company with 28 radio stations in three states, plus digital, cable & broadband outlets.