Account Executive

Job Locations USA-NC-Greensboro
ID
2022-4592
Category
Ad Sales Marketing
Type
Regular
Telecommute
No

Overview

Audacy Greensboro seeks an experienced self-motivated sales professional to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. Emphasis is on new business development, event and digital sales. The Account Executive will use a wide variety of Audacy’s products in their portfolio to solicit businesses for advertising among their 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 relationships as if it’s an art form. Consistently driving game-changing results, this individual knows how to identify, develop, and present customized solutions to clients using non-traditional and digital concepts. With excellent written and oral communication skills, this individual easily commands the room during presentations. Able to multi-task with a high degree of time management and organizational skills, this individual is capable of looking ahead and managing client needs with precision planning and anticipation. Salary + Commission, FlexibleTime Away, Retirement benefits (401k), potential tuition reimbursement and other benefits await our next team member. 

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

  • Commit to company provided training and proficiency on all sellable assets available from Audacy (product descriptions, functions, strategic benefits, etc) 
  • Develop and grow relationships across multiple levels of the customer’s organization
  • Develop new accounts using non-traditional and digital concepts
  • Develop customized presentations of the highest quality for new and existing accounts
  • Accurately forecast revenue - Achieve sales goals as defined by management
  • Spend the majority of the workday conducting outside sales inclusive of scheduling face-to-face appointments with decision makers through cold calling, cold prospecting and presenting to existing clients
  • Entertain clients, including some weekend and evening work
  • Educate customers on product and marketing strategies to improve their presence on the Internet and build value in the Audacy local/customer relationship
  • Create and implement custom solutions for each client.

Qualifications

Required and Preferred:

  • Must have 2+ years sales related experience; outside, digital and media sales experience preferred.
  • Basic proficiency of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.
  • Basic proficiency of SalesForce CRM System preferred
  • College Degree preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills at all levels are critical to the effectiveness of this position as is a deep understanding and ability to analyze client ROI goals and data, media buying cycles, marketing philosophy, target demographics, etc.
  • A valid driver's license, insurance and a satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check is required.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters 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.