Account Executive - St. Louis

Job Locations USA-MO-St. Louis
ID
2021-2573
Category
Sales
Type
Regular

Overview

Audacy-St. Louis seeks experienced, self-motivated sales professional to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients with an emphasis on new business development digital sales. The Account Executive will use a wide variety of Audacy products in their portfolio to solicit business for advertising in Audacy's on-air, non-traditional and digital platforms. The ideal candidate must possess a hunter mentality with cold calling/prospecting experience, a proven ability to negotiate and close with a high level of success and must easily build mutually-beneficial relationships.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

  • Drive game-changing results
  • Knows how to identify, develop and present customized to clients using non-traditional and digital concepts with exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Command the room during presentations
  • Able to multi task with a high degree of time management and organizational skills
  • Manage client needs with precision planning and anticipation.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and, if a personal vehicle is required, insurance
  • Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Proven track record of client-facing communication and polished presentation skills
  • Two years of relevant sales and marketing experience
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with revolving deadlines

 

Preferred:

  • BS/BA Degree preferred
  • Digital advertising experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience with entertainment, consumer packaged goods, retail and brand clients is strongly preferred
  • High level of sales maturity with emphasis on integrated marketing and digital solution selling
  • Comprehensive knowledge of online advertising, creative units/execution and current competitive landscape
  • Proven track record of generating new business through cold calling, referral, networking, etc.
  • Able to identify and solve problems, create and innovate on behalf of clients and multitask
  • Must be a self-starter. Base knowledge of local media companies, station formats and strategic offerings

Vaccination Requirements

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.  If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

 

Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated.   Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process.  If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process.  All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department.  We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.