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Account Executive

Tribune Company

Metairie, LA
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Careers Center | Account Executive
  • Account Executive

    Location US-LA-Metairie
    Posted Date 12 months ago(11/28/2017 5:09 PM)
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    Location: Metairie, LA


    Report To: Manager, National & Internet Sales


    Tribune Television New Orleans is seeking an experienced and energetic Account Executive to sell multiplatform verticals for advertising. Reporting to the Digital Sales Manager, you are responsible for building and cultivating strong business relationships with dedicated digital ad agencies, ad agencies and direct clients. Success is measured by advertising revenue growth and returning clients.


    • Driving revenue growth by developing and executing strategic sales plans that achieve client and company goals
    • Growing and maintaining key customer relationships, closing key strategic partnership opportunities with them
    • Consistently identifying and cultivating new customer relationships
    • Effectively managing customer expectations and contributing to a high level of customer satisfaction
    • Gain a deep working knowledge of Tribune digital products and audiences and how to effectively deploy them for our customer(s) benefit
    • Monitoring customer, market and competitor activity and providing feedback to stakeholders
    • Contributing to a positive culture of success
    • Providing detailed and accurate sales forecasting on a weekly basis
    • Proactively managing sales activity, pipeline and lead generation to levels that achieve budgeted goals
    • Building and maintaining a positive reputation within our industry, one based on service, integrity and growth



    • BA in business, marketing, communications or related field
    • Minimum 2-4 years’ Account Executive experience
    • Demonstrated history of generating new business; meeting and exceeding sales budgets
    • Most qualified candidate will have strong and proven relationships with digital agencies
    • Self-motivated, proactive individual capable of working collaboratively as a member of the sales team as well as independently
    • Excellent oral and written communication, including the ability to present effectively in order to “close the deal”
    • A curious and creative mind
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Opportunity Employer




    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit


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