Account Executive - KXLT - Fox 47 Rochester MN News, Weather, Sports #rochmn

Account Executive

KXLT FOX 47 is seeking a full-time Account Executive to join our team and our award winning station. This individual will be responsible for selling advertising on FOX 47 Television,, and Me-TV (47.2). This individual will be selling for two of the most exciting networks on television. FOX 47 is home to programming that includes: 9pm News - the only primetime news in Rochester - The Following, 24, Bones, American Idol, Masterchef, Minnesota Vikings football games, Nascar, Major League Baseball, College Football, and much more. Me-TV (47.2) is your home for classic television. Me-TV is also the fastest growing network in the United States.

Responsibilities – Acquire new clients through creative prospective, following leads, and cold calling. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with assigned/designated agencies and clients. Prepare and sell proposals utilizing in-house research materials, knowledge of clients and their advertising needs, and knowledge of the local marketplace. Assist in creative process for client commercials. Achieve sales revenue budgets and target goals.

Requirements – Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or equivalent related experience. Account Executive candidate must also be highly motivated self-starter who thrives in a competitive environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with, negotiate, and influence internal and external contacts. Computer experience including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Qualified Candidates: Send cover letter and resume to Ben Van Ness, General Sales Manager, KXLT-TV FOX 47, 6301 Bandel Road NW, Rochester, MN 55901 or to

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