Account Executive – Sports Media

Lincoln NE, Omaha NE
Posted 2 weeks ago

We are seeking an Account Executive in Nebraska for our client in the sports media industry.

The base salary is $50,000-$70,000 with on target earnings of $100,000-$140,000.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with marketing managers/directors and business owners
  • Create attractive and well-written email proposals
  • Clearly communicate with Athletic Directors and other key contacts at partner schools
  • Generate warm leads through networking and research
  • Prospect using phone, email and face-to-face
  • Maintain sales pipeline by following up with potential leads
  • Negotiate and close deals
  • Prepare contracts and internal paperwork
  • Facilitate minor customer service requests
  • Conduct in-person group and individual sales meetings, presentations
  • Build relationships with customers and prospects by sharing meals, attending games and other relationship building experiences

Skill Required:

  • Strong desire to succeed
  • Self-motivated
  • High EQ, high likability
  • Superior work ethic and the ability to work independently
  • Polish – the ability to speak and present clearly and articulately as well as understand social dynamics
  • Team player mentality – must work well with others and contribute positively to the team
  • Creativity – the ability to help customers come up with great advertising ideas
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office, email, Dropbox, Google Docs and CRM. Training will be provided.
  • Professional and positive demeanor. Ethical behavior and integrity while interacting with customers and co-workers
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic personality. High personal energy and natural optimism.
  • Previous B2B sales, advertising sales and/or sponsorship sales experience helpful but not required.

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