Sinclair Broadcast Group
Account Executive
At a glance
Location: US-OH-Cleveland Map
Posted: 01/01/2022
Closing: 01/31/2022
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

Bally Sports Ohio/Great Lakes is looking for a dynamic media sales professional to fill the role of Account Executive. The successful candidate will represent the region’s premier professional sports teams across our full-state footprint. As Account Executive at Bally Sports Ohio/Great Lakes, you will develop new corporate partners for our network’s lineup of professional sports properties as well as our robust suite of digital solutions. Top candidates will possess dynamic presentation and negotiation skills, coupled with the ability to build, and maintain strong relationships with regional companies at the CEO/CMO and agency level. This position includes business development for linear TV and digital offerings. Meeting and exceeding revenue goals is a priority.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prospects and develops new business opportunities with an emphasis on digital platforms

  • Identifies client decision-makers and interfaces with agency representatives when necessary

  • Utilizes integration concepts and ideas to create and deliver compelling presentations suitable for new business targets

  • Maintains and grows existing account relationships by entertaining at games, events, etc.

  • Stewards existing accounts by properly maintaining sales orders

  • Interfaces with GSM, DSM and Ad Sales support staff regarding account profiles, requests and requirements

  • Interfaces with GM, GSM, DSM and Executive Producer to create unique sales opportunities for new and existing clients in order to grow their business

 Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills are necessary, including superior listening skills

  • Ability to make effective presentations both one-one and in group settings

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong business relations is required

  • Solid organizational and project management skills are necessary

  • Familiar with Wide Orbit traffic System or other media traffic systems

  • Ability to multitask and work effectively in a high-pressure environment

  • Travel within Ohio markets and occasionally outside of Ohio

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and five years outside sales experience preferred

  • 5+ years of Television/Digital/Sports sponsorship sales experience and strong overall knowledge of advertising industry is preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!


About Us


Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!


About the Team


The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.


Account Executive