Account Executive

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by NBC Sports Group

Bethesda, MD 20810
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Responsibilities

Position Overview
The Account Executive will be responsible for selling sponsorship agreements for NBC Sports Washington, Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards. Each entity has a variety of sponsorship elements available including signage, TV, radio, digital, interactive, in-game promotions and features and others as developed. Account Executive will assist in generating a budget for business based off of current clients and new business goals. The performance of an Account Executive will be evaluated on their ability to achieve these revenue goals.

Responsibilities
  • Sell advertising for all entities including signage, TV, digital and radio.
  • Sell hospitality and promotional programs for all entities.
  • Track activity and opportunities on a regular basis.
  • Prospect for clients and achieve ten (10) sales calls per week.
  • Ability to work game and event days including nights and some weekends.
  • Ability to attend Networking Events.
  • Meet and exceed defined service standards of excellence.
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Business, Marketing, or Communications preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years sales experience, preferably in a sports/media or advertising environment.
  • Effective telephone, computer and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Requirements
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays on occasion.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Experience selling in the digital space
  • Strong presenter with sales experience
  • Knowledge of Sales Force and Wide Orbit
  • Knowledge of Washington, DC sports landscape
  • Reference: 614572160

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