• Associate Account Executive

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/26/2018 11:33 AM)
    Requisition ID
    US-NY-New York City
    Career Category
    Advertising Sales
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    The Associate Account Executive will make sales or participates in making sales to assigned advertising accounts, which also includes generating new business. Implements approved advertising sales strategies, sales marketing campaigns and promotions within a territory and/or with assigned accounts. Associate Account Executives will work on Discovery’s US networks which include: HGTV, ID, Animal Planet, DIY Network, Food Network, TLC, OWN, Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Science & Motor Trend Network.


    1. Carries out the entire sales process from initial contact to close, generally with regular guidance from senior staff
    2. Works with customers to sell the benefits and features of new advertising programs and products
    3. Accountable for servicing assigned accounts and generating new business
    4. Works independently on moderately complex projects/assignments
    5. Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance on unusual, complex problems or issues
    6. Responsible for selling TVE offerings


    * BS/BA in related discipline and 2-5 years of experience in related field - OR -
    * MS/MA/MBA or other graduate degree and 2-4 year of experience in related field
    * Collaborates with others across bundles, team and outside sales on various initiatives and projects
    * May provide general guidance or train junior level support and less experienced professional colleagues
    * Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of computer software
    * Attention to detail, accuracy, and strong organizational skills
    * Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly
    * Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    * Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    * Must be able to work collaboratively with team members and across the company
    * Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups
    * Employees will also perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
    * Must have the legal right to work in the United States

    New York City, New York, NYC, NY


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