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Account Executive

Tribune Company

Moline, IL
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Careers Center | Account Executive
  • Account Executive

    Location US-IL-Moline
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/7/2018 8:33 PM)
    Job ID
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    POSITION SUMMARY (Scope & Purpose)
    WQAD 8 has an opening for an Account Executive. Responsibilities include proposing media advertising strategies over several media platforms to local businesses and advertising agencies. Previous sales experience and a college degree pred. Working knowledge of digital, mobile, social media a plus. Must have the ability to utilize PowerPoint, Word and Excel proficiently.



    •  A proven track record of creativity
    •  The ability to complete an effective customer needs analysis
    •  Develop new business for continued revenue growth, working with direct clients and advertising agencies.
    •  Embrace new technology. Applicant needs to be experienced in the use of new technology and possess the ability to learn how new technologies can be used to develop sales  opportunities that will benefit our customers and new revenue growth for our business.
    •  Conduct sales calls within an established zone in our designated market area.
    •  Experienced in building relationships and able to use available resources to generate revenue.
    •  Forecast pending business.
    •  Achieve monthly revenue budget.
    •  Achieve monthly new business quota. Conduct presentations utilizing our marketing department and use available research materials to secure new customer and develop revenue.
    •  Maximize use of selling day by using available resources to handle administrative duties.
    •  Perform other duties as assigned.



    • Verbal and written skills used in meetings, conversation and presentations.
    • Ability to drive vehicle.
    • Dexterity to operate keys on computers and telephones.
    • Ability to lift tapes, sales packages and other object up to 20 pounds and over when needed.
    • Exposed to all kinds of weather conditions in connection with making sales calls on clients.
    • Must be willing to travel.

    RELATIONSHIPS:                                                                                                EXTERNAL CONTACTS
    Other Account Executives                                                                                     Advertising clients
    Sales Assistants
    Station Management


    Send a resume to Dan Englund, Director of Sales at WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at
    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.
    Tribune Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit


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