Job Number: R50015710
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: Sales
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Posting Date: September 3, 2021
WFLD has an immediate opening for an experienced OTT salesperson to manage develop, assist and service business for the Fox local extension OTT platform (FLX). The Account Executive is responsible for prospecting new business, present FLX capabilities via Zoom and in-person. Act as category expert, working alongside Fox linear sales teams. Overseeing all schedules throughout the campaign, work directly with stations, advertising agencies and clients to increase revenue for the FLX platform.
The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of successful experience in the digital media industry; Digital Video Advertising and/or Digital Agency/Digital Publisher experience preferred. College degree preferred. IAB certification preferred. Familiarity with basic digital media technology. Excellent presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Existing relationships with senior level client or agency decision makers. Digital agency relationships. Excellent communication skills, proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Wide Orbit a plus. Knowledge of the local TV marketplace and how they are adapting to new OTT channels. Sales Hunter.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.