Careers

Account Executive – London ON

Blackburn Radio London has an immediate opportunity for an Account Executive at 98.1 Free FM. Focusing on new business development, the successful candidate will be responsible for expanding our retail client base and maximizing local revenue. If you are right for this job you do not take NO for an answer, you’re a prospecting champion and you love to win.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet and exceed monthly/quarterly/annual radio and interactive revenue targets
  • Develop new revenue streams from unassigned accounts
  • Provide on-going support to ensure optimal client service
  • Ability to coordinate creative from initial sales meetings through to preparation of ads for client approval
  • Ongoing awareness of our clients’ day to day challenges
  • Receivables control

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 1 year of media sales experience
  • Radio sales experience preferred
  • Education in sales and marketing preferred
  • High level of initiative/self motivation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Goal-Oriented
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional Prospecting and Networking skills
  • Conceptual, creative thinker and problem solver
  • Must enjoy a fast-paced work environment that is based on team & individual effort
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable automobile
  • A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach

A competitive compensation package including salary and commission will be set to meet the needs of the successful applicant.

Interested applicants are invited to email a resume in confidence to: [email protected]

Please ensure that the subject line in your email is “London Sales”

Please note… we will contact the successful candidates for further interviews. Blackburn Radio Inc encourages diversity in the workplace. BRI is an equal opportunity employer.