Emmis Communications

Account Executive

US-MO-St Louis
11 months ago
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Job Overview

  • Highly Driven
  • Enjoys going on sales calls
  • Hunter for the next big sale and close
  • Energetic
  • Self-Motivated
  • Determined to achieve goals

If this describes you, or you have a desire to attain these attributes, then join the radio sales teams with Emmis Communications as an Account Executive. We are the 9th largest radio broadcaster in the U.S. with amazing brands, driven by our creative teams and at the heart of these brands is our sales force.   Join sales teams who have earned a valued reputation by setting high standards for excellence while creating a fun, respectful and innovative work environment, where every individual is part of the team.


Emmis St. Louis is searching for new sales talent for our radio brands -  Now96.3, K-SHE95, 105.7 the Point and 97.1 NewsTalk


If you have a passion for selling, a creative mind to develop and customize unique ideas for our clients and relish the idea of seeing those plans successfully executed in ad campaigns, digital experience, live events and community partnerships; then you should apply to be our next Account Executive.

Entry to Senior level media sales experience preferred but not required. We are always looking for new talent to join our sales teams and are committed to providing a sales management environment that gives you the opportunity to achieve your goals and rewards performance.







Desired Skills & Experience

  • Expand local sales in the market by bringing in new advertisers to the station
  • Generate new leads
  • Selling non-traditional advertising and interactive advertising
  • Develop client relationships, contact key accounts and handle clients at various stages in the sales cycle
  • Understand and report on client accounts including weekly projections, forecasting future advertising
  • Generate client advertising packages, negotiate advertising rates
  • Direct creative campaigns and create oral and written presentations
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with buyers and clients
  • Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth
  • Research, analyze and monitor competitive media for new leads
  • Excellent public relations skills and technology proficient
  • Ability to travel and work long hours
  • Degree preferred in Business, Marketing or Communications
  • Media or Radio sales experience preferred

Company Description

Submit your cover letter, resume and application on-line at www.emmis.com.  


EMMIS Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) is a diversified media corporation with award-winning radio broadcasting and magazine publishing operations in markets across the country. EMMIS is as well known for its creative culture as for its operations. Our people are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to each of the communities in which we operate. Because employees are the key to our success, EMMIS offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) contribution plan. For more information about EMMIS, visit our website at www.emmis.com.









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