Account Executive

Location: New York City, NY

Department: Revenue

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

WELCOME TO THE GAME!

Stadium is a 24/7 sports network built for today’s fan– with live games and TV quality sports programming available on every digital and mobile device, without a cable subscription.

We are seeking a self-motivated, energetic individual to represent the New York and East Coast markets as our next Account Executive. Ideal candidates will possess excellent communication and organizational skills, have experience selling digital and / or video advertising, and have an understanding of the advertising eco-system in the New York market. They will be able to uncover the needs of clients and take a consultative approach in delivering advertising solutions to clients. We are looking for a self-starter who is ready to take direction and initiative to help our revenue team achieve annual sales goals.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Lead and manage accounts in New York and East Coast region
  • Ensure that our clients receive the highest level of customer service
  • Develop a pipeline of qualified media and sponsorship prospects
  • Uncover client goals and present solution-focused sales opportunities
  • Utilize expert knowledge of the Stadium value proposition and market trends to deliver persuasive sales presentations and pitches
  • Build and maintain relationships at all levels within advertising agencies and brands
  • Exceed sales goals

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-4 years of digital media sales, TV, video, or online advertising experience
  • Proven track record of closing media and/or advertising sponsorships
  • Relationships with clients and advertising agencies in New York and East Coast
  • Strong knowledge of the digital media and video landscape
  • Experience in building a pipeline of new business and exceeding revenue goals
  • Ability to connect with all relevant prospects from senior executives to junior level buyers and planners
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Motivated by a rewarding commission-based compensation plan
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively inform, motivate, and organize a multi-person sales team
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent preferred

ABOUT STADIUM:

Stadium is a new, fully programmed, 24/7 multi-platform sports network based in Chicago that brings together exclusive live game and event coverage, extensive highlights, classic games, original programming, and daily live studio programming. Stadium includes a 24/7 linear feed distributed across both digital and broadcast platforms, as well as a comprehensive array of on demand content including additional live events and VOD highlights accessible via owned and operated Stadium platforms and select distribution partners.

Stadium was formed when Campus Insiders, 120 Sports and The American Sports Network combined forces to take advantage of a combined collection of professional and collegiate rights and unique access to both digital and television distribution opportunities. Stadium is owned by a collection of industry leaders including Silver Chalice, Sinclair, BamTech, the NHL, the PGA TOUR, and Time, Inc.

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