Sales Account Executive


by Maryanne Dehner

Posted on February 19, 2014 at 6:59 PM

KGW Media Group in Portland, Oregon, is seeking an account executive to join its top-notch sales team.

KGW NewsChannel 8 is a ratings leader in the Portland market.

We’re looking for an experienced and motivated account executive who enjoys selling multi-media sales packages and has a record of meeting revenue goals and successfully prospecting and securing new business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establish and nurture relationships with current account base to increase revenue
  • Aggressively pursue, develop and grow new business
  • Create compelling and effective proposals and presentations
  • Manage orders
  • Coordinate and assist with the creation of television commercials for new business and agency clients
  • Effectively work with and support other members of the sales team


  • Two years of successfully prospecting and selling customized proposals, special marketing projects, as well as integrated sales packages
  • Ability to create and deliver effective sales presentations
  • Track record of creating new business while growing current business
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to learn new computer programs
  • Must possess an enthusiastic & positive attitude
  • A bachelor's degree preferred

To apply: Qualified individuals should submit a resume to or by mail to:


KGW Human Resources

RE: Account Executive Position

1501 SW Jefferson, Portland, OR 97201


The closing date for this position is March 7, 2014.


Applicant finalists will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and furnish evidence of employment authorization and identification.  No telephone calls please.  EOE