Sports Account Executive (WZGC)
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US
Entercom Atlanta's new FM Sports Radio Station, WZGC-FM 92.9 THE GAME has immediate openings in our sales department. If you are someone who thrives in a competitive and fast paced environment, have a proven sales record and love SPORTS, this is the right opportunity to join the team.
We're looking for seasoned sales professionals to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. The ideal candidate will be someone who possesses an innovative approach and proven track record of client development including new client relationships, developing relationships with c-level and senior level business leaders and has the ability to develop multi-market campaigns for the Entercom Sports platform. The ability to sell integrated campaigns which include event/marketing and digital as well as developing and presenting customized solutions to meet those needs is a must. Those interested in a purely transactional sale need not apply.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Contact prospective customers to sell radio time for broadcasting station/network.
• Maintain account lists and soliciting new business.
• Develop business in the Automotive category (dealerships, associations and manufactures)
• Prepare promotional plans, sales literature, and advertising proposals.
• Develop and maintain relationships with clients by providing top quality service.
• Communicate with other departments to assure quality service.
• Responsible for exceeding sales budget and collection of sold accounts.
• Attend sales meetings, training sessions, and client remotes/events.
Applicants must possess exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills. They must be self-motivated, goal driven and creative, with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
• College Graduate Preferred; High School Graduate a must
• Must also have basic knowledge of MS office products, i.e., MS Word and Windows environment.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 100 million people each week through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
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