Advertising Account Executive - KMSB TV, Tucson

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KMSB FOX 11 is seeking an innovative and experienced Account Executive with proven success selling broadcast advertising.  We seek a creative, solutions-based seller with the ability to come up with ideas that produce results for our customers.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Making local direct and agency sales calls
  • Meeting or exceed revenue expectations
  • Developing and delivering broadcast advertising solutions to grow market share within an existing customer base
  • Developing new business through consistent and creative prospecting
  • Meeting with customers, listening and assesses their needs, and providing customized, creative and successful marketing solutions which produce results
  • Selling commercial advertising time and other station products to local advertisers
  • Developing presentations, preparing avails and packages

Requirements include:

  • Minimum one year of sales experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (or combination of education/experience)
  • Experience in agency business, prospecting, and in developing new business as well as non-traditional revenue
  • Proven track record of accomplishments and have the ability to develop effective sales presentations
  • The ability to work as a team player is an essential attribute
  • Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are also keys to success
  • Strong communication skills and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Current valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and good driving history required
  • Computer literacy with MS Office is required
  • Ability to develop effective sales presentations

Preferred skills:

  • Media sales experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of the Tucson television market is a plus
  • Knowledge of television avails and traffic software, Leigh Stowell, Pay per Click and Media Monitors is helpful

At KMSB/KTTU we offer a work environment which is focused on creating success for our clients.

KMSB/KTTU provides generous base and commission incentive plan and exceptional benefits.

It is the policy of this company not to discriminate in its employment practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected classification in accordance with applicable provisions of federal, state and local law.  Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.

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COMPANY: Gannett Co., Inc.

UNIT: KMSB-TV - Tucson, AZ

LOCATION: Tucson, AZ 85743 (map it!Map it!)




INDUSTRY: Broadcasting - Radio - TV
Sales - Marketing


Media - Journalism - Newspaper

REQ'D EDUCATION: Not Specified



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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. For more information, visit

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