Account Executive, Peterborough, Bell Media

Date: Apr 12, 2019

Location: Peterborough, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 233498 

 

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.
 

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 
 

The Bell Media team creates and delivers the best Canadian and international content across our digital media, television, radio, and out-of-home advertising platforms. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to take some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country to the next level.

 

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 and this is for an upcoming future opportunity. 


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 that tie marketing dollars to results
  • Attend and participate in Sales meetings, on and off site 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 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
  • Applicant must possess a valid G Class driver’s license and a reliable vehicle. The ability to travel within our designated sales territory (Peterborough/Lindsay, Ontario) is required

 

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Peterborough 
Application Deadline: 04/19/2019 

 

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

 

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

 

Created: CanadaONPeterborough

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