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Results-driven Account Executive

Join the exciting world of television media with WBBZ-TV in Buffalo, NY. We seek an Account Executive for an outside sales role. This individual must have a winning attitude, be self-motivated and have a strong drive to succeed!     Call WBBZ-TV at:  716-630-WBBZ or e-mail at:

About WBBZ

WBBZ-TV is WNY’s only locally owned and operated, full power television station. Our station is a MeTV affiliate, America’s #1 all-classic network. In addition, WBBZ produces a wide array of award-winning local programming, offering our advertisers a one-of-a-kind marketing opportunity. The goal of this company is to provide content that is uplifting and informative to the WNY community.


Each member of our team is passionate about their role at our station, and it shows in the content we produce. We are looking to add a member to our sales team who is equally motivated and looks to work in an environment of people who genuinely care about their work and each other. Being locally owned and operated, our priorities are to our top-notch team and to our community.

Responsibilities for the Account Executive role include managing an existing account base, new business generation, cold calling, relationship building, and regular visits to customer (and prospective customer) locations for in-person meetings. Candidates must be adept at proposal preparation and presentation to a diverse customer base. The role requires excellent organization, communication, and time management skills. The ideal candidate will be a socially motivated person who thrives on presenting to groups and driving revenue in a fast-paced environment. Prior media sales experience is a plus.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

· Identify, develop, and establish new client relationships

· Expand existing relationships & key accounts

· Create targeted customer presentations

· Make regular in-person sales calls to customer sites

· Ensure a clear and thorough understanding of customer needs and recommend solutions that will deliver outstanding results

· Negotiate advertising rates and generate advertising packages

· Weekly development of new leads and outbound outreach

· Maintain detailed account activity in Salesforce including sales cycle progress, account updates, and revenue forecasting

· Meet or exceed established targets for sales activity and sales revenue

Specialized Skills and Experience Required:

· Experience developing strategies and successfully executing to achieve long-range objectives

· Strong communication and presentation skills

· Strong problem solving and organizational skills

· Strong negotiation skills

· Experience in sales

· Media and Ad sales experience is a plus, but not required.

· Valid driver’s license with a safe driving record

· A high level of proficiency with computers, smartphones, and business-related applications like Office or Google Docs. Salesforce experience is strongly preferred

What We Offer:

· The opportunity to work with a strong team in the world of media

· Competitive performance-based compensation

· Uncapped commission earning potential

· Monthly mileage and cell phone allowance

· $150 per month contribution to Medical Coverage

· Paid time off – vacation and personal time

· 10 paid holidays

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36,000.00 per year


  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Disability insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off

Experience level:

  • 1 year


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay

Travel requirement:

  • Up to 75% travel

Work Location: On the road