OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV Stations FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
The Fox O&O duopoly in Chicago is looking for a highly motivated sales person to join our Local Sales team. The position will focus on traditional agency business as well as on developing new business for our broadcast and digital platforms. The successful candidate must be able to identify qualified targets, use strong communication and presentation skills throughout the sales process and maintain a high closing ratio. We are looking for someone that can bring together all our resources (Local News, Fox Network, Fox Sports, The CW, Digital and Promotions) in a creative manner to achieve high level results. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, strategically negotiating existing business along with obtaining incremental dollars from the existing market and building strong client relationships. Responsible for completing administrative tasks such as weekly/monthly reports, weekly meetings and the credit and collection of all accounts.
The ideal candidate must possess a proven track record of success in sales. A four year college degree is preferred. Media sales experience is strongly preferred. Knowledge of media math, TV ratings and web metrics is a plus. Candidate must be a self-starter with strong verbal and communication skills. We are looking for someone who is energetic, positive, creative and passionate to succeed in the highly competitive environment of the media sales. Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking are critical to this position. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required and knowledge of media related software and research tools is a plus.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.