Turner Broadcasting Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois

Posting Job Title Account Executive

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS

ADSAL

Industry

Advertising

Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest Ad Sales

Location

United States - Illinois - Chicago

Requisition #

159585BR

Position Type Full Time

Posting Job Description

The Turner Story

Turner is a division of Time Warner along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Bros. We are better known as the folks who bring you CNN, HLN, TCM, TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more! From cutting-edge breaking news stories, up-to-the-minute sports coverage, and the characters we grew up loving on to the shows we love today, Turner continues to be the gold standard in first class television programming and a demonstrated leader in digital content. We tell the stories the world wants to hear. Won’t you be a part of our story? http://www.turner.com/

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What part will you play?

Turner is looking for a dedicated and experienced Account Executive to generate revenue for CNN Digital and who will positively contribute to expanding business relations with our advertising and agency partners.

What will you be doing?

·Build and managing deep relationships with ad agencies, direct clients and the entire media buying and planning chain

·Drive digital ad revenue for your account list

·Coordinate with various support groups to run point on building account specific strategies and creating consultative sales presentations that represent our best in class products.

·Partner alongside a TV Account Executive to sell cross platform/360 initiatives

·Meet with various media and marketing prospects to build a sales pipeline to exceed quarterly targets.

·Manage the sales process from proposal through post-analysis.

·Work with Programmatic team to open private marketplace business for clients and create solutions based on key findings.

·Work on branded content and native executions for clients across the CNN brand.

What do we require from you?

·Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years sales, proven track of acquiring new business and building and maintaining client relationships.

·Strategic yet creative thinker and able to take concepts to reality.

·Strong written and verbal communications.

·Have a general understanding of the financial markets (good for the CNN Money position)

·News enthusiast and up to date on domestic and global issues

·Understanding of the digital landscape including: Video, OTT, Native, Branded Content, Social, Programmatic, Mobile, Data

But wait, there’s more!

·Paid time off every year to volunteer

·2016 Best Company forWorking Mothers

·An in-houselearning and development teamto help shape and grow your career

·Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.