Advertising Account Executive Job ID: 2019-21957
New York, NY
Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million Residential and Business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.
From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news and voice offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between.
Through a strategic partnership between Altice USA, Charter Communications and Comcast, the New York Interconnect is among the largest single market advertising platforms in the United States. We provide advertisers with the ability to reach more than 6.2 million households in the New York DMA using a variety of advanced advertising products, including the ability to place ads on more than 85 cable networks as well as planning and campaign measurement.
The Account Executive is responsible for generating revenue from sale of local commercial air time provided on the cable networks carried by the New York Interconnect, and advanced products to qualified agencies and clients. Account Executive will work on assigned agency/client list and also be responsible for developing new, un-tapped opportunities to fulfill billing goals.
Meet and exceed monthly and annual sales goals for all required sales categories, including linear, digital, news, etc per yearly comp plan
Build relationships with clients and agencies continuously
Perform post buy analysis when needed
Sell high profile events, sporting events and packages
Maintain Salesforce (ALM) daily and weekly, ensuring all records are accurate and up-to-date
Attend sales meetings
Manage sold inventory, makegoods and orders
Identify opportunities to raise rates and maximize inventory
Partner with research and marketing to prepare presentations for clients
Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Media or related discipline
5 years or more experience in major market television, radio sales or ther media related business
Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of media negotiations, a successful track record, and a strong background in business development.
Strong communications, time management and organizational skills required
Must have computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc
Previous direct experience working with the New York Interconnect required
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.