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Salem Media Group

Advertising Account Executive- San Antonio

Salem Media Group
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 12/05/2013
Categories: Media/Video/Radio - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



We are seeking a self-motivated and creative Advertising Account Executive to

sustain our continued growth through advertisement sales to locally owned area

businesses. As an Advertising Account Executive with KLUP and KSLR Radio and also our

online station, you will use your sales prospecting and

closing skills to present radio advertising and marketing plans to businesses. Selling

advertising for a radio station isn't like selling copiers or cell phones. There's a lot more

creativity that goes into marketing a station and the radio "product". You won't simply

by selling "air". In this position, you'll be helping create the commercial message that

fills that airtime. You'll also learn to schedule the commercials effectively, help in the

creation of their content, and work with your customers to develop their entire

marketing plan.

A radio account executive helps turn an intangible product or service into a unique

marketing campaign by using his or her own creativity and partnering with the client. If

you are focused, disciplined and have the ability to establish and exceed expectations,

you are an outstanding candidate for this career opportunity and we want to meet you!

Tasks include:


Maintaining assigned account bases while developing new accounts


Explaining to customers how advertising with us will help promote their products

or services in the most effective way possible


Providing clients with estimates of the costs of our advertising service.


As an Advertising Accounting Executive with KLUP and KSLR Radio, you will

locate and contact potential customer to offer advertising services and process

all correspondence and paperwork related to your accounts.

Additional responsibilities include:


Preparing and delivering sales presentations to new and existing customers to sell

new advertising programs and to protect and increase existing advertising


Preparing promotional plans, sales literature, media kits and sales contracts


Cold-calling, networking and using other prospecting techniques to hit advertising

sales goals

As an Advertising Account Executive with KLUP and KSLR Radio, you must be a high

energy problem-solver with a proven record of business to business sales success. You

must be focused, disciplined and possess strong sales closing skills. Additionally, you

must understand that your income in this commission-based position will directly

correlate to your prospecting and closing skills.

Additional requirements include:


Associate’s degree or higher


Minimum 4 years sales experience


At KLUP and KSLR Radio, we know that our employees work hard, so we offer a

generous commission and bonus

-based compensation package as well as generous

benefits package.

Benefits include:


Health and dental insurance


Life insurance


401(k) retirement plan

Contact: Jan Johnson – Human Resources/Office Manager


Phone: 210