Job Number: R50021206
Brand: Fox Sports
Sub Brand: Big Ten Network
Job Type: Ad Sales, Sales, Digital
Location Type: Hybrid
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: January 12, 2023
The Big Ten Network (BTN) is looking for an Account Executive to join their team in New York. The Account Executive is responsible for determining key decision makers at agencies and clients in assigned territory and putting together action plans and presentations resulting in the purchase of media commitments. The Account Executive will work closely with Sales Planners to steward all accounts. You must be able to effectively communicate TV and New Media to both Digital and TV buyers/agencies and have extensive knowledge of both TV and Digital media/strategies in order to effectively sell cross-platform and 2nd screen opportunities.
This is a salary plus commission based role.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Minimum of 5 years of sales experience at a media company or network selling Digital and TV inventory
Comprehensive understanding of integrated platforms and how New Media and Television are planned, bought and delivered
Strong overall knowledge of the media industry
Good verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to make effective presentations both on-one-one and in group settings
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Competency in media math
Superior negotiating and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong business relations
Good organizational and project management skills
Ability to multitask and work effectively in a high-pressure environment
Overnight out of state travel and work on evenings and weekends for entertainment commitments
NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER
Experience with Wide Orbit
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