Account Executive - FLX-1

Job Number: R50025477

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Sales

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Job Posting Date: July 8, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.

JOB DESCRIPTION

If you are looking for the fast-paced culture of a start-up company, where ideas and input are critical, but prefer the stability of an established, successful, and well-known company, you’ve come to the right place!   Fox 9 is part of Fox Corporation, one of the largest media footprints in the world. At Fox 9 we are our own independent work community, with a culture of teamwork and a voice for all our employees.  Join us and build your career with a winning team that can help place you on a trajectory for success.

Right now, our Fox 9 Sales Team is looking for a Digital/Streaming TV Account Executive to specialize in business development. This individual will make an immediate impact in our rapidly growing OTT/CTV digital business. The ideal candidate will join a winning team with a culture that believes in supporting, mentoring, and training our staff. If you are an individual that enjoys marketing, has a passion for people, and thrives in a setting where every workday can bring about new opportunities and challenges, then this may be the job for you. We are looking for a motivated, results-oriented, go-getter with a competitive spirit and desire to win!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a robust sales pipeline of qualified clients for the Fox Local Extension (FLX) OTT /CTV platform and Fox Local News Platforms
  • Source new sales opportunities through a combination of identifying and researching potential accounts and soliciting new business
  • Maintain a consistent presence out in the field building relationships and presenting, live or via Zoom, the benefits of the (FLX OTT/CTV platform and Fox Local News Platforms
  • Become a product expert to participate in brainstorming, team meetings, client meetings, researching and assisting in proposal development and campaign reporting
  • Collaborate with the Local Sales Manager and Digital Sales Manager to develop and maintain custom presentations that further highlight the benefits and utility of FLX
  • Maintain expert knowledge of competitive OTT platforms and a clear understanding of the characteristics that give FLX a competitive advantage
  • Steward client campaigns and work on a variety of weekly and monthly reports to develop impactful post campaign recaps and provide recommendations to further optimize client campaigns
  • Work closely with the Local Sales Manager and Digital Sales Manager on every RFP and presentation for consistency in creating impactful campaigns that help our clients achieve their marketing objectives.
  • Maintain a positive and effective working relationship with Ad-Ops, creative services, and finance departments
  • Other duties assigned as deemed necessary and appropriate

Essential Skills:

  • To be successful in this position, strong communication skills, attention to detail, and effective time management skills are a must.  Proficiency in MS Office applications: PowerPoint, Excel and Word is highly preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Other Qualifications: College degree preferred.  Digital and technical training certificates a plus.  Basic digital product knowledge of Mobile, Email, Facebook, and Video advertising encouraged. 

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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