Kansas City, Missouri

KMBC Account Executive

KMBC-TV/Hearst Television's ABC affiliate in Kansas City, has an opening for an experienced Account Executive.

We are looking for an Account Executive who will develop and maintain business on all platforms - TV, digital, and multicast. The ideal candidate has media sales experience, is a self-starter, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment, and has a desire to WIN! Are you ready to take the next step in your sales 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:
  • Generate new business revenue across all platforms
  • Manage and cultivate an active account list
  • Ensure all revenue goals are achieved
  • Create and deliver sales presentations to client/agency personnel
  • Collaborate with other departments in station to ensure client satisfaction
Qualifications Requirements:
  • Media sales experience preferred, plus an excellent understanding of media plans, the advertising marketplace, and key competition
  • Military training and experience will be considered in lieu of media sales experience
  • Ability to use interpersonal communication skills to develop rapport with clients, anticipate needs, and negotiate
  • Proficiency with Wide Orbit, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Kantar or other commercial monitoring program, and Microsoft applications a plus
  • Must possess a driver's license with a good driving record

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Kansas City, Missouri

Hearst Television is a national multi-media company with operations serving nearly three dozen U.S cities, reaching one out of every five U.S households. We deliver local and national news, weather, information, sports, and entertainment programming via every available content-delivery platform. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the media industry’s premier companies, where quality journalism and service to the community are our core values. The company and its employees have been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation. Founded in 1887, Hearst is one of the world’s most admired private media and information companies with some 200 business in more than 150 companies. 

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