Account Executive

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Posted on August 15, 2009 at 3:25 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 16 at 11:05 AM

KGW, a Belo Corp. subsidiary, has an immediate opening for an individual to work as an Sales Account Executive. Individual is responsible for prospecting, developing and presenting new business opportunities for KGW Media Group. Responsibilities include daily interactions with key clients requiring a high level of execution in the form of sales presentations and overall fulfillment of sales promotions, whether custom created for clients or station branded with client participation. Position requires development and presentation of customized client solutions requiring research and understanding of new products and technology. Individual must be able to create professional sales presentations, marketing material and comprehensive campaign recaps. Individual must also be able to develop social media tools and applications as requested.

Requires excellent communications skills including ability to compose and deliver strong, creative sales presentations. Good organizational, multi tasking and deadline oriented skills are essential. Individual must be proficient in design of presentations including layout and the use of graphics. Must have at least 2-3 years sales/marketing experience and thorough understanding of the Internet and Microsoft Office Suite systems preferred. College degree preferred. Previous media experience a plus.

You are encouraged to refer qualified applicants to us for this opening. The closing date for this position is June 10, 2009.

Interested individuals should send their resume to:

Human Resources

KGW

1501 SW Jefferson Street

Portland, OR 97201

Applicant finalists will be required to undergo pre-employment drug test and furnish evidence of employment authorization and identification. EOE

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