Account Executive, Peterborough, Bell Media

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Date: Oct 11, 2018

Location: Peterborough, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 216287 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 138 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief inour company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.

 

Would you be excited to work as an Account Executive making long-lasting relationships with local business owners?

Do you have the sales skills and drive to help grow Bell Media by selling radio and digital advertising to boost local businesses’ marketing campaigns and sales?

Would you be motivated to work in a commission-driven role and work for one of the largest communications companies in Canada?

If you answered “Yes” to the above questions, be sure to apply today! Openings in this team are extremely rare!

 

The successful candidate can be new to media or a seasoned veteran. We’re looking for someone that demonstrates great initiative, is service-oriented, and has a hunger to help develop our clients’ businesses. The only requirement for this position is a track record of strong sales experience and the ability to drive within a designated sales territory—we can teach the media part!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of locally-based advertisers to meet or exceed sales quotas with a primary focus on generating new business
  • Provide quality customer service with a focus on client objectives, and retention through regular contact with all active and potential clientele
  • Prepare and deliver persuasive sales solutions, including radio and digital that tie marketing dollars to results
  • Attend and participate in Sales meetings, sales training, liaise effectively and build positive relationships with all Sales Support functions including Creative Services, Traffic and Accounting
  • Partner with the creative to develop exciting radio commercials and digital campaigns that boost your clients’ business
  • Aid in the collection of overdue accounts, complete and submit all necessary paperwork
  • Assist the station in maintaining and/or increasing its community presence by becoming actively involved in the community

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience in sourcing clients, networking and cold calling for new business
  • Media sales experience or knowledge of the industry
  • Able to build and present commercial ideas relative to clients business
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, articulate and must promote a professional corporate image
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic with a strong desire to succeed
  • Dedicated to applying high ethical business standards
  • Practical computer knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Knowledge of wide orbit traffic is an asset.
  • Applicant must possess a valid G Class driver’s license and a reliable vehicle. The ability to travel within our designated sales territory (Peterborough, Ontario) is required

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Peterborough
Application Deadline: 10/30/2018
 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

 

Created: CanadaONPeterborough

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