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CNN Airport Network, one of the leading digital out of home networks, is seeking a seasoned and energetic sales pro with a special talent for developing and closing new business. The Account Executive, CNN Airport Network will apply their polished selling skills every day to identify prospects, generate leads and penetrate client companies and ad agencies at all levels. The primary function of this role is to drive new ad sales business for the network.
Create awareness of CNN Airport Network marketing solutions among prospective clients and agencies (planning teams and digital-out-of-home and television buying groups).
Identify territory prospects and needs as well as penetrate the highest levels within these companies.
Develop and manage a diverse account list across key categories.
Work collaboratively with cable (CNN/HLN/CNN Intl) and digital (CNN.com, Great Big Story, CNNMobile), colleagues on integrated programs.
Manage the sales process from prospect identification through close of sales and account renewal.
Generate creative, on-target ideas and see them through from inception to execution.
Integrate with existing ad sales staff to ensure the inclusion of CNN Airport Network in all major ad sales efforts.
An entrepreneurial spirit, someone who enjoys playing a central role in growing a business.
A minimum of 5+ years of successful media sales experience breaking new business, exceeding targets and building senior level client and agency relationships.
Relationships within the travel, financial, tech, telecom, consumer electronics, pharma and/or auto categories are ideal.
Collaborative team player to work with cable, digital, mobile and print colleagues as well as across existing ad sales teams.
Ability to navigate and work well within a large, complex, multi-platform sales organization.
Exceptional interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
A willingness to travel as needed.
Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
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An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
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