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Account Executive, Telemundo Connecticut

Hartford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Account Executive, Telemundo Connecticut

Jobid 23768-381652

Location: Hartford, CT, 06132, USA

Description **Job Number** 36112BR

**Job Title** Account Executive, Telemundo Connecticut

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WVIT

**Posting Category** Sales

**About Us** NBCUniversal is launching a new Telemundo-owned station in Hartford, Connecticut. The station will be co-located with NBC Connecticut / WVIT and both stations will serve local Spanish- and English-speaking viewers in the Hartford market. In addition, the new station will debut Telemundo Boston’s newly rebranded weekday newscast “Noticiero Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra” in December. Noticiero Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra will be produced by Telemundo Boston and include reports from Hartford and Boston-based reporters, and will deliver 10 hours of live, local breaking news and information each week to Spanish-speaking viewers in Hartford and Boston.

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** Connecticut

**City** Hartford


Telemundo Connecticut has a great new opportunity to join our Local Sales team. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic sales person who can negotiate and sell multi-platform solutions including television, digital and experiential opportunities.

+ Position the Hispanic market opportunity across various categories to generate demand for Telemundo Connecticut and Noticiero Telemundo New England.

+ Prospect new business, client research, customer needs analysis and securing the client meeting are an essential part of the job.

+ Create customized solutions through a multi-platform sales portfolio for existing and new advertisers to help grow their business and secure repeat business.

+ Present customized solutions in an accurate and comprehensive manner that positions Telemundo Connecticut as the best choice for reaching the Hispanic market.

+ Maintain an accurate sales forecast and sales pipeline to review with management weekly

+ Establish and maintain strong client relationship and work to achieve a preferred partner status.

+ Merchandise the station in written and verbal communications to position our strengths within the marketplace.

+ Participate on team and station projects, as well as special sales and community events.

+ Maintain a current knowledge of ratings, programs and competitive conditions in the local advertising market, always maintaining knowledge of current industry trends


Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum 1 year sales experience

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ Proven track record of developing creative solutions for customers' marketing objectives and garnering revenue from non-traditional sources.

+ Minimum 1 year of working knowledge with Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

+ Sales skills with a record of attaining or exceeding quotas

+ Ability to work a flexible schedule and be available some evening hours as needed for client or station events

+ Ability to create impressive sales presentations with expert knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

+ Sales skills with a record of attaining or exceeding quotas Eligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work at the location in West Hartford, CT

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

+ Must be 18 years or older.

+ Must have a valid driver’s license.

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Bilingual skills preferred – Spanish/English

+ Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

+ Experience presenting Scarborough, Polk and Kantar research data

+ At least 2 years of experience in media sales.

+ Minimum 1 year of experience selling digital/internet products Negotiating and marketing skills

+ Demonstrated sales problem-solving skills.

+ Demonstrated success at achieving sales goals.

+ Demonstrates the ability to set goals, create and execute on actions and sales plans.

+ Ability to quickly understand and size up opportunity and/or problems and respond with creative ideas and solutions.

+ Familiarity with forecast software (Sales Force) & traffic systems (Wide Orbit)

+ Knowledge of Nielsen ratings/ shares

+ Excellent communication skills and excellent knowledge of sales techniques; creative and analytic ability to use information such as demographics and research to make effective and persuasive verbal, written or electronic sales presentations.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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