Account Executive

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Responsible for selling online and outdoor advertising concepts to current and prospective clients within the market utilizing existing inventory while obtaining customer satisfaction, both internally and externally. The role of the Account Executive is to create demand by bridging the interests of the media buyer with the business needs of AOA.

• Solicits customers through cold calling and face-to-face discussions including sales presentations
• Identifies advertising needs of clients based on features and benefits of the product
• Creates and proposes advertising recommendations that best suit customer needs
• Prepares accurate advertising contracts on behalf of Adams Outdoor Advertising
• Submits all advertising contracts and schedules to the Sales Manager for approval
• Meets and/or exceeds stated monthly and annual sales budgets and objectives
• Manage all facets of client accounts ensuring long term business relationships with AOA are secured
• Attend all sales and creative services meetings as required
• Prepares various reports as required
• Completes all sales-related paperwork as required
• Adheres to all office policies, including recommended rates and packages
• Adheres to collection procedures as prescribed by Adams Outdoor Advertising
• Assists with special projects that may be assigned
• Stays abreast of competitive conditions
• Is actively involved in business community activities and events
• Displays conduct and behavior which is positive and professional both in the internal and external environment
• Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record in order to operate a personal vehicle on company business

Bachelor’s degree in Sales and Marketing or equivalent experience One to three years direct media or relevant sales experience Excellent written and oral communication skills Proficient with computer software and technology Good working knowledge of marketing research Must be willing and able to travel, if required.

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