Sell television time, online and new media for WCCO-TV and WCCO.com. Generate revenue with new accounts by prospecting local businesses in the Minneapolis/St. Paul DMA.
Directly responsible for the sale of television commercial time and online advertising on WCCO.com within the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan area.
Develop opportunities for new business and new media outlets including WCCO mobile.
Achieve weekly /monthly/quarterly sales goals.
Create, develop and maintain strong working relationships with direct clients throughout Minneapolis/St. Paul market.
Effectively research and cultivate new business clientele.
Develop sales tools to effectively present and position the television station during the sales process.
Handle all paperwork in a timely manner.
Other duties as assigned.
Persuasiveness, sales ability, results-oriented, ability to demonstrate leadership and team values.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, computer proficiency required
Bachelorís degree preferred.
Previous television sales experience is a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled