Account Executive, Bell Media

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Date: Oct 5, 2017

Location: Victoria, BC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 178686 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our 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.

 

Position Description:

Bell Media has an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our high performing CTV, KOOL FM and CFAX sales team.  Based out of our studios in Victoria, BC, you will be responsible for maintaining and growing a book of business for our television, radio and digital products.

 

Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Develop a Vancouver Island portfolio of local advertisers to meet or exceed sales targets.
  • Provide business owners with creative, effective advertising and marketing solutions, acting as a resource to their business.
  • Prepare and deliver compelling, strategic and solution-oriented proposals including appropriate research data.
  • Provide quality service with a focus on client retention through regular and systematic contact with active and potential advertisers.  
  • Developing new business through lead qualification, cold calling and in-person meetings.
  • Attend and participate in sales meetings
  • Liaise with and create trusted working relationships with co-workers including Creative, Traffic and Accounting.
  • Facilitate the collection of overdue accounts.
  • Other duties as required

 

Critical Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Passion for superior quality customer service, derived from ethic of “doing the right thing”. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills with demonstrated success in negotiating and assisting clients.
  • Well-versed in consultative selling process. 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under pressure of constant deadlines. 
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in broadcast media sales is preferred, or a strong sales background with transferable skills.
  • Drivers’ licence, vehicle required.

 

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : British Columbia : Victoria
Application Deadline: 10/19/2017
 

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.

 

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