Account Executive

Job Locations USA-FL-Gainesville
ID
2023-5657
Category
Ad Sales Marketing
Type
Regular

Overview

Audacy Gainesville seeks an experienced self-motivated sales professional to develop and sell Broadcast and Podcast Audio and Digital advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. With an emphasis on new business development, 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, digital and Podcast 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.

Audacy offers full time employees with a comprehensive benefits package to include:  health care coordinator, medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, disability, life insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal, parental, volunteer), 401(k) retirement plan, discounted employee stock purchase, student loan payment assistance program, legal assistance, life assistance program, identity theft protection, discounted home and auto insurance, and pet insurance.

 

Responsibilities

 

What You'll Do:

  • Proactively develop new business, includes cold calling, prospecting, and face to face meetings.
  • Creating marketing solutions/campaigns and strategically presenting to local and regional decision makers. Developing and maintaining strong relationships with advertisers to ensure their success and repeat business. 
  • Communicating with other departments to assure quality service and arranging promotional events. 
  • Providing exceptional customer service for your clients.  
  • Achieve sales objectives and goals, attending meetings and training sessions.

 

Qualifications

More About You:

Required:

  • Experience in selling media, marketing, or digital platforms, preferred but not required.
  • Strong consultative sales skills, relationship building and customer service skills.
  • Solid negotiation, time management, and organization skills.
  • A positive and infectious outlook and attitude.
  • Works well with a team and individually. 
  • Working knowledge of Google Workspace, MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point) required.
  • Must have valid driver's license and reliable motor vehicle with state minimum required liability insurance.
  • High school graduate required.
  • A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant's own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required.
  • Self-motivated, goal driven confident and creative.

 

Preferred:

  • 2+ years of local sales related experience - outside and media sales experience preferred.

 

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD; OTC: AUDA) 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), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc), Instagram (@lifeataudacy) and Threads (@Audacy_Corp).

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.

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