View and apply to available Nexstar positions here

Now Hiring: Account Executive

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
  • Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
  • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients
  • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
  • Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
  • Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
  • Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience minimum of two years of experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Physical Demands & Work Environment
The Sales Account Executive must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  The Sales Account Executive must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. 

Click to apply.

Now Hiring: Local Sales Assistant

WIVT/WBGH News Channel 34 is looking for a dynamic Local Sales Assistant.  The ideal LSA will work within established Sales Department guidelines to provide support to help maximize station revenue opportunities.

Job functions:

  • Provide administrative support for a dynamic News 34 Sales team
  • Assist in creating Broadcast and Digital Sales packages and designing Marketing one-sheets
  • Maintain awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures
  • Enter orders, traffic and accounting data using computers and industry software
  • Communicate with and service Local advertisers as needed to answer inquiries and trouble shoot account issues.
  • Prepares forms and reports as requested
  • Monitor commercial inventory
  • Maintain files and other business records
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 Requirements & Skills:

  • High School diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint a plus
  • Minimum one year’s experience in administrative support preferably in the sales or media fields
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The Local Sales Assistant must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  The Local Sales Assistant must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. 

Click to apply

Now Hiring: Local Sales Manager

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

WIVT/WBGH News Channel 34 is looking for a dynamic Local Sales Manager

Binghamton is renowned as the birthplace of IBM, joined by nationally known companies like Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems, all providing a stable economic workforce.

Binghamton University, ranked #4 as the best value for Public Universities (Princeton Review) and #12 best value among Nations Colleges (Kiplingers) provides the economy with over 16,000 students and a highly educated workforce.

Ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the most affordable housing markets in the U.S., supported with nationally recognized Health Care Systems, one of the best public school systems in the nation, add in recreational events like the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open, our lakes and rivers and you will see why the quality of life in Greater Binghamton is second to none.

The Sales Manager is responsible for leading the day to day operations of the Sales department, including development of new business and achievement of revenue goals across Broadcast and Digital Platforms.

  • Provides leadership for the broadcast/digital sales teams
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees
  • Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, new business and digital revenue
  • Drives new business development
  • Manages inventory and revenue forecasting
  • Manages recruitment, training, evaluation, and development of sales professionals
  • Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures
  • Manages Accounts Receivable
  • Develops and cultivates client relationships alongside Account Executives
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Minimum three-five years of media sales experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating personnel, including setting and monitoring performance standards
  • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment
  • Experience with Wide Orbit Traffic, Strata, Matrix, and comScore is preferred

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!

Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The Local Sales Manager must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  The Local Sales Manager must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. 

WIVT-TV / WBGH-TV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Click to apply.

Election

Local News

More Local News