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Updated: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 04:11:00 EST

WGXA-TV, FOX24 of Macon, LLC, in beautiful and sunny Macon, GA, DMA 118,  has an opening for an aggressive, knowledgeable and goal-oriented sales executive for our FOX and ABC stations.  Individual must be very customer-focused and able to build marketing plans to maximize local business growth.  Organization, communications, and time management skills are a must.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  •  Self motivated, high energy salesperson
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Capable of handling multiple tasks
  •  Analytical ability to utilize market analysis, ratings research, and other information to enhance sales efforts
  •  Ability to work well with customers and fellow employees
  •  Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other computer applications
  •  Reliable, self-starter
  •  Bachelors Degree and Sales Experience preferred, but not required
  •  Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and good driving record

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Responsible for generating revenue through the development of new accounts for the television station  
  •  Responsible for generating revenue by growing existing advertising revenue from current clients
  •  Able to develop effective marketing plans to meet clients’ needs and objectives
  •  Able to obtain budgets and meet  deadlines 
  •  Responsible for ensuring superior client relations
  •  Keep up-to-date on all station product lines and programming features
  •  Keep up-to-date on the product lines and programming features of competing TV stations and other media    platforms
  •  Prepare and present both written and oral presentations
  •  Prepare effective advertising schedules
  •  Effectively negotiate advertising rates
  •  Prepare accurate reports for sales management
  •  Collection of accounts receivable, as required


If you wish to work for a company that rewards excellence and you are a motivated, goal-oriented self-starter, please contact us:

Human Resources, WGXA, 599 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon, GA 31210

WGXA TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer
No phone calls please.
 

Click HERE to print or download the WGXA Employment Application in pdf format.

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