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JR08343 – Account Development Consultant

  1. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

Meredith-Atlanta is seeking an Account Development Consultant with
a winning attitude to work in a competitive, collaborative, and fast-paced
marketing environment.  Must be able to provide marketable solutions to
complex marketing demands. This team-oriented position will be responsible for
continually recruiting potential clients, determining marketing needs, and
assisting the marketing team by creating and presenting proposals to the
prospective clients.  This position will be responsible for continually
developing new business for strategic team, while meeting and exceeding all
revenue goals as set by management.


  1. Essential Job Functions

Weight %
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

35% Continually recruit and set appointments with potential clients while utilizing an outbound and inbound lead system.  Strategize clients and categories for target.

25% Continue to develop new business for the team and obtain all revenue goals as set by management.

15% Assist marketing team with developing campaigns for prospective clients.  Collaborate in the presentation of campaigns to the clients.

15% Provide necessary client support after client campaigns are sold to ensure team success and maintenance of strong client relationship.

10% Maintains understanding of local market ratings, competitive media, station strengths, industry and product knowledge. Utilizes supplementary market research. Remains updated regarding industry trends through trade publications and marketing seminars.



III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: Bachelor’s degree highly preferred, or
equivalent work experience. Related sales/marketing courses and seminars

Experience: One to two years media sales (TV, radio, cable) experience preferred. Proven track record of sales accomplishments and development of successful sales presentations.


Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent
    communication and strong people skills required.
  • Knowledge
    of strengths and weaknesses of competitive media preferred.
  • Adept
    at research and strategizing client needs.
  • Strong
    sales skills; ability to create effective sales promotions; adaptable and
    effective negotiating skills.
  • Solid
    computer skills using Excel, Word, PowerPoint; knowledge of Nielsen, WideOrbit,
    ComScore and Scarborough a plus.
  • Excellent
    organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability
    to thrive in a team-oriented, goal-driven, competitive and fast-paced
  • Excellent
    customer service skills and professional demeanor.
  • Self-starter
    who can work independently and adapt quickly to different selling situations.
  • Valid
    driver’s license is required.

% Travel Required (Approximate): 10-15%


Interested and qualified applicants should apply online at . Meredith Corporation, CBS46/WGCL – TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.