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Digital Account Executive
NEXSTAR BROADCASTING | East Providence, Rhode Island
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Job Description

Company Overview

Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Position Summary

WPRI Media is looking for digital account executive who will focus on growing our Rhody Deals property. We are looking for someone with experience selling over the phone and extensive cold calling. This position will primarily build relationships with restaurants and will also have the opportunity to meet with local businesses to promote specific deals for those clients. We are looking for someone who is creative, persistent and a closer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Duties:

* Generate new business opportunities through cold calling & networking
* Identify and understand each of your clients' needs
* Consistently achieve and/or exceed your sales goals
* Work with our Digital Account Coordinator to fulfill the campaign's goals
* Perform other related duties as assigned

Desired Skills/Experience:

* You must love to sell!
* Excellent reputation for building customer relationships
* Cold calling & building relationships is a requirement
* Must be a confident, flexible, multi-tasker & be able to work independently


* Bachelor's Degree Preferred
* Entry level or 1+ years of success in a sales environment
* Knowledge of MS Office software and CRM tools
* Excellent communication, presentation, planning & organizational skills


Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (Nexstar) is a television broadcasting company focused on the acquisition, development and operation of television stations in medium-sized markets in the United States. As of December 31, 2008, the Company owned and operated 32 stations, and provided sales or other services to an additional 18 stations that are owned by Mission Broadcasting, Inc. (Mission) and other entities. In 18 of the 29 markets that Nexstar serves, it owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to more than one station. The Company refers to these markets as duopoly markets. The stations that Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to are in markets located in New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, Montana and Maryland. (Source: 10-K)

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