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Account Executive, Denver

Job Description

Do you want to work for the #1 television station in Denver with the Power of Gannett behind it?  Have you ever wanted to live and work in Denver, Colorado – where urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure?  Are you ready to take your sales career to the next level? Then K*USA-TV/KTVD Denver wants you to join our team.  

Our Sales staff partners with businesses to jumpstart, improve and grow their revenue.  As an Account Executive your customer solutions include Broncos, Olympics, numerous local and national digital platforms; including SEO and SEM and award winning newscasts.    

K*USA-TV/KTVD is the place to work in Denver.  We have a legacy news brand with a nationally recognized team of reporters, photojournalists and producers.  We partner with the community and we know what matters to the Mile High City.  If you are looking to join a winning team and a proud tradition of excellence consider us.

What we need:

Top candidates will have a can-do attitude. We are looking for high energy, self-motivated, team players who can to adapt to a dynamic industry.

-o-Creative, solution-based sellers who can come up with ideas that produce results for our customers utilizing our multi platform opportunities

-o- Self starters, who can develop revenue, grow our customer base, increase share, and provide the highest level of customer service.

-o- Find new and non-traditional revenue through consistent and creative prospecting. Ability to meet with customers, listen and assess their needs, and provide creative and successful marketing solutions that produce results.

-o- Develop non-TV advertisers by utilizing station marketing resources.

-o- Develop web revenue through needs based analysis meetings with traditional and non-traditional advertisers.

-o- Other responsibilities include designing presentations, negotiating business, selling local specials and sponsorships, proactively merchandising the station.

-o- Experience in using psychographic research and/or other marketing research tools, and computer literacy is helpful.

What you need

-o- Minimum 2-3 years experience in advertising sales, television sales experience strongly preferred.

-o- Must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in business development.

-o- College degree preferred.

-o- Knowledge of basic word-processing, Windows and Excel software, and preferably knowledge of Wide Orbit sales traffic system and MediaOffice.

-o- Position requires excellent communication skills, as well as organizational and creative skills.

-o- Position requires a valid Colorado driver’s license with an excellent driving history, as well as reliable transportation and proof of insurance.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities.

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Post Date 7/8/2014
Location Denver, CO
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Sales
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Advertising
Required Travel None
Job ID 19301
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