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Weigel Broadcasting Co. – New Business Development - Account Executive – Chicago, IL

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

New Business Development - Account Executive

Chicago, IL


Weigel Broadcasting Co. Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the "DECADES" Network, the "H&I" Network and the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford. New Business Development - Account Executive General Job Description: Weigel Broadcasting Co. home of WCIU TV, The U, The U Too, MeTV, H&I, DECADES, Movies!, StartTV and MeTV FM Radio 87.7, Chicago, seeks a highly motivated, creative and ambitious new business development seller with a proven track record, specifically focused on developing radio business. Duties/Responsibilities: The successful candidate will focus on new business development and sell the radio station MeTV FM WRME 87.7. Consistent lead generation and the ability to connect with potential clients. Excel in new business development and in generating new dollars. Other duties, as assigned. Requirements: The candidate for this position must have a track record of new business development. Strong written, verbal, negotiation and communication skills. High energy and passion for the job Previous radio, cable or television sales experience and a bachelor's degree is preferred. Strong understanding of lead generation, CRM/SFA and account management Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications (including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet/Intranet) Our Perks & Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package Long Term Disability Insurance HSA Plans 401k with Company Match Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave Tax-free Transit Discounted Parking Access Gym Membership Discount Convenient access to highways and public transportation Open air office environment One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against. Apply Here: PI107605618

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