Turner is looking for a dedicated and experienced Account Executive to generate revenue for CNN's Digital offerings - inclusive of CNN.com, CNN Business.com Great Big Story and custom partnerships with our best in class branded content studio Courageous - working positively contribute to expanding business relations with our advertising and agency partners.
• Build and managing deep relationships with ad agencies, direct clients and the entire media buying and planning chain
• Drive new and incremental digital ad revenue for your account list
• Coordinate with various support groups to run point on building account specific strategies and creating consultative sales presentations that represent our best in class products.
• Partner alongside Warner Media Portfolio Account Executive counterparts to sell cross platform/360 initiatives
• Meet with various media and marketing prospects to build a sales pipeline to exceed quarterly targets.
• Manage the sales process from proposal through post-analysis.
• Work with Programmatic team to open private marketplace business for clients and create solutions based on key findings.
• Work on branded content and native executions for clients across the CNN brand.
• Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years sales, proven track of acquiring new business and building and maintaining client relationships.
• A demonstrated track record of negotiating, structuring, and closing complex brand partnerships
• Strategic yet creative thinker and able to take concepts to reality.
• Strong written and verbal communications.
• An entrepreneurial mindset, creative thinker, results oriented, passionate, ability to thrive in an unstructured environment
• News enthusiast and up to date on domestic and global issues
• Understanding of the digital landscape including: Video, OTT, Native, Branded Content, Social, Programmatic, Mobile, Data