BET Networks is seeking an experienced online Digital Account Executive (AE) to join the sales team in Chicago. The primary focus of this role is to generate revenue for this growing business, identifying prospects for online and social ad sales and closing both digital, social and multiplatform deals.
S/he will also work closely with the Midwest Director, Digital Ad Sales and other members of the sales team to strategize on building overall digital/social revenue for the network. The Digital AE will be based in Chicago and report to the Midwest Director, Digital Ad Sales.
The Digital Account Executive plays an important role within the BET digital sales team and is responsible for managing key relationships with agencies and clients. They must be a client-focused seller who has experience in online/digital media sales.
The AE will work closely with national sales personnel to create and present opportunities for cross-platform online and on-air advertising to agencies and clients.They will also identify prospective advertisers to bring to BET Networks.
The Digital AE will develop, close and manage business from new and existing national accounts on the Mid-West. Must be able to create, develop and execute sales strategies and proposals.
Specifically, the Digital Account Executive will:
The Digital Account Executive will be an experienced, driven and innovative interactive sales professional. The AE will be part of a collaborative sales team helping to grow overall digital revenues.
They must have national interactive advertising experience and existing relationships with clients and the agency/media planning and buying community. In addition, all candidates should possess the following: