'NewsWatch on Channel 15' was launched over two decade's ago, WWL-TV became the country's first television station to meet a growing viewer need for local news on demand. This visionary round-the-clock cable service, which features rebroadcasts and simulcasts of the latest Eyewitness News edition, is now available in five metropolitan parishes.
To work with us, you'll need a college degree in business, marketing or other related field. 2-3 years prior sales experience; outside or media sales preferred. Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint, excellent written & verbal communications skills, ability to make decisions quickly, good interpersonal skills and professional.
Duties for this position include selling cable and digital offerings to local agencies & advertisers. Developing from list of accounts the maximum number of dollars on a long term basis. You must also be familiar with Nielsen methodology, including the ability to interpret meaningful statistical information. Develop sales presentations based on customer needs; seeks out and develop new business; work with other internal sales groups to develop integrated sales packages for interested clients/agencies; work with management on any potential credit or collections issues; oversight of advertisers financial investment through the sales cycle from order entry to invoice collection.