Radio Iran / KIRN 670 AM is looking for an Account Executive with a strong desire to contribute to the overall success at a legendary radio station and to become part of our team and work with the Armenian & Persian community. This sales professional will be working remotely in the Glendale area.
The role of the Account Executive is to generate and grow revenue from local and regional advertising accounts in order to meet sales goals. This position is considered an outside sales position, and requires that the Account Executive be out of the office more than 50% of the time conducting sales activities with clients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Establish and maintain new station advertisers through prospecting and great client service
Primary responsibilities will include cold calling, developing new accounts, writing proposals, coordinating commercial copywriting and production and ongoing billing collection.
Build relationships and sell radio, digital, and social media as a marketing solution to help clients meet their key business challenges.
Follows up on sales orders and ensures client satisfaction.
Ensures sales orders are submitted and processed according to company policies and procedures.
May require visits to client offices and premises.
Troubleshoot issues as necessary.
Provides weekly activity/call reports and other sales reports when required.
Work closely with station promotions, creative, accounting and traffic departments.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
High School Diploma is required, an Associates or Bachelor’s degree is preferred
Minimum of 2 years of professional experience B2B/Outside Sales, with a demonstrated track record of meeting aggressive sales goals. Broadcast sales experience is beneficial, but not critical.
Must be a motivated and an enthusiastic self-starter who is able to work effectively in a team environment and also independently.
Strong MS Office skills (Power Point, Excel and Word) is required, Adobe Photoshop is desired.
Copy writing skills is preferred.
Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
Exceptional written and verbal communications skills (English, Armenian, Farsi is required).
Must be detail oriented, creative, and a critical thinker.
Ability to work under deadlines and in a fast-paced environment.
Willingness to travel.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Office environment, some repetitive motion required. Requires travel to station events and client sites, valid drivers’ license is required with good driving record. Must have a reliable means of transportation and maintain current insurance and registration.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Lotus Communications Corp. is one of the largest privately owned Radio Station Groups in the United States. In Los Angeles, we operate Lotus Oxnard Corp., KIRN 670 AM, Lotus Los Angeles Corp., KWKW – Deportes Radio, and KFWB – La Mera Mera. Lotus Oxnard Corp.,
Lotus Oxnard Corp. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer