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Advertising Sales Account Executive

NBC Sports Group

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Status: Full-Time
Posted/Updated: 2/7/2020

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Job Description:

Responsibilities

Purpose:
The Advertising Sales Account Executive will be responsible for selling the media assets of NBC Sports Philadelphia. Including but not limited to the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL, the Philadelphia Phillies of MLB, and the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA. Each entity has a variety of sponsorship elements available including TV, digital, streaming, integrations and others as developed. The Account Executive will be responsible for soliciting both flighted and sponsorship TV schedules. Additional media sales opportunities include E-gaming, and local college sports. Each Account Executive will assist in generating a budget for their business based off current clients and new business goals. The performance of an Account Executive will be evaluated on their ability to achieve these revenue goals.

Responsibilities:
  • Sell advertising for all team entities including TV, digital and streaming.
  • Sell promotional programs for all entities.
  • Sell TV advertising for the broadcasts of the Flyers, Sixers, Phillies games and NBC Sports Philadelphia/NBC Sports Philadelphia+.
  • Track activity and opportunities on a regular basis.
  • Prospect for clients and achieve multiple sales calls per week.
  • Ability to work game and event days including nights and some weekends.
  • Ability to attend Networking Events.
  • Meet and exceed defined service standards of excellence.
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Business, Marketing, Communications or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Minimum 3 years sales experience, preferably in a sports/media or advertising environment
  • Effective telephone, computer and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays on occasion
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment


Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Philadelphia, PA
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Desired Characteristics

  • Experience selling in the digital space
  • Strong presenter with sales experience
  • Knowledge of Sales Force and Wide Orbit
  • Knowledge of Philadelphia sports landscape




 

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