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The E.W. Scripps Company

TV: Full Time Associate Account Executive

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Posted On:
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Friday, 22nd July 2022
Thursday, 22nd September 2022
Location: Boise, Idaho
Duration:
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Job Description:

Full-Time position available - Associate Account Executive

 

For your information, KIVI-TV has the following job available. All applicants should apply online at

https://scripps.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Scripps_Careers/job/Associate-Account-Executive--KIVI_JR029756-1

 

Are you looking to get into media advertising and digital sales? The E.W. Scripps news station, KIVI in Boise, Idaho,is hiring an Associate Account Executive. This position is built to assist and teach a working knowledge of the various moving pieces within broadcast and digital advertising sales.

Scripps offers different types of flex work arrangements for many positions. Please ask your recruiter for more information.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

PHASE I: In the first month of the program, the associate will gain a working knowledge and be trained in the performance of the following types of duties:

  • National Sales: Handle airtime sales to advertising agencies and direct clients; process orders into station systems and generate contracts; schedule paid programming; resolve airtime scheduling problems such as revisions, make goods, preemptions, discrepancies and cancellations.
  • Research/Marketing: Prepare analysis of market program audiences and estimates; assist sales in marketing initiatives; create sales campaigns and presentations; work with Nielsen ratings/products; learn use of ABC network systems.
  • Traffic: Input local copy instructions and orders; manipulate inventory and commercial placement; formatting of daily logs.
  • New Media: Gain understanding of multi-platform media such as online media, mobile and digital sales.

PHASE II: In the remaining months of the program, the associate will work with the account executives to become fully immersed in their role as a sales professional.

  • Perform client services including but not limited to avail presentations, package preparation, copy writing, credit applications, collections, etc.
  • Create non-traditional revenue opportunities.
  • Coordinate production efforts for new clients.
  • Execute post-buy analyses of broadcast and digital schedules
  • Obtain commercial material to be used by Traffic for on-air schedules.
  • Develop new business for multiple platforms (such as on-air, mobile, online, digital).
  • Utilize research to position the station as premiere marketing vehicle.
  • Perform other duties as needed and directed by Sales Management Team.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • College degree from an accredited College or University with a degree in Communications or Marketing preferred
  • 0-2 years of sales experience

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Self-motivated creative and possess strong people skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent written and oral communication/presentation skills
  • Work within a team framework
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

WHAT WE’LL OFFER:

  • A career path to grow your professional experiences.
  • Full benefits; medical, dental and vision.
  • Retirement savings plan with company match.
  • Scripps offers different types of flex work arrangements for many positions. Please ask your recruiter for more information.

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HOW WE KEEP YOU SAFE:

Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace free of known hazards, all employees and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We also may require staying up to date on booster shots in the future based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer recommendations. If you are hired, we will require you to verify that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by your start date, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption by Scripps in writing or any other exemptions available under applicable law. This requirement currently excludes positions located in Florida, Montana, and Tennessee due to state law.

SCRIPPS' COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creatingan environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different.Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a businessimperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

 

Scripps Media, Inc., certifies that its advertising sales agreements do not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity. All advertising sales agreements contain nondiscrimination clauses.

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