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Account Executive (KOIN/KRCW)

30 Mar, 2022
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Portland - 23701

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  

  • Effective driver of revenue through growing existing accounts and new business development
  • Ability to create, present and sell customized and effective marketing campaigns across multiple media platforms
  • Ability and passion for prospecting and obtaining new clients using client, category, and industry insights
  • Able to solve problems, collaborate with teammates and utilize all resources available
  • Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail
  • Time management and the ability to juggle competing client needs
  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and team player
  • Flexibility to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Responsible for the execution of client campaigns in all facets from start to finish
  • Display a professional demeanor and exude high energy
  • Must be a confident, flexible, multitasker, and be able to work independently
  • Understand the competitive landscape and be a resource for clients on research, market, and media trends
  • Working knowledge of Wide Orbit, Strata, Marshall Marketing, and Multi-platform sales experience a plus
  • Understand the digital media landscape, including programmatic, social, and search marketing


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  3+ years of Media Sales experience preferred with a history of success

Principals Duties & Responsibilities:   

  • Generate new business through prospecting, networking, and other developmental techniques
  • Develop and grow existing client relationships through excellent customer service
  • Identify and understand the clients’ advertising needs and develop successful marking solutions
  • Create and deliver customized sales presentations in person, via phone, and/ or via zoom
  • Meet or exceed sales goals by utilizing creative resources to achieve results
  • Provide creative and innovative solutions for customers utilizing industry trends, selling techniques, and digital product knowledge
  • Interpret campaign performance reports back to clients as they relate to their business goals
  • Stay on top of current and emerging digital media trends to act as a multi-media consultant to our advertising clients



  • Comprehensive working knowledge of media, digital assets, and industry sales tools

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to multi-task to meet deadlines in a fast-paced office environment and have a proven track record of sales success

If you are results-oriented and a well-organized self-starter, we want you to be part of our dynamic sales force.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:

A high-stress environment with deadline pressures. The position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent changes in direction and priority.

The employee in this position must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

To Apply: Please visit the Work for Us page at or at the Nexstar Website at: to complete the application process.   

To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your cover letter, resume, and a link to your demo reel (if applicable).

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Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN-TV is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing exceptional local news content on-air and online (, CBS Network programming, and syndicated entertainment to viewers across Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN News is Watching Out for You with 51 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather, traffic, KOIN News AM-Extra, and Game-On! Our sister station, KRCW-TV – Portland’s CW – began broadcasting in 1989. Portland’s CW offers CW network programming, along with local sports and syndicated comedy programming, and talk shows. Also under the umbrella of KOIN-TV is Antenna TV, which features classic TV programs from the 1960s-1990s, such as Family Ties, Johnny Carson, Bewitched, Coach, and many others.

KOIN-TV, KRCW-TV, and Antenna TV are Nexstar Media Group, Inc. television stations serving Oregon and SW Washington from our studios in downtown Portland, OR. Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is America’s largest local television and media company with 199 full-power stations (including partner stations) in 116 markets addressing more than 68% of U.S. television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Today, as one of the most powerful and trusted voices in America, Nexstar remains true to its mission to uphold the public interest principles of localism, diversity, and trustworthy, unbiased broadcast journalism. At the same time, the company continues to simultaneously raise its commitment to support the evolving needs and interests of the local viewers, hometown businesses, and community organizations that it proudly serves each day.


KOIN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

KOIN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check

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