Account Executive – Castlegar, BC

99.3 The GOAT Castlegar
May 1, 2020
Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada
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99.3 The GOAT has an immediate opening for an Account Executive, based in Castlegar, British Columbia.

 About Castlegar

Nestled in the Heart of the Beautiful West Kootenay, the City of Castlegar is centrally located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia within the Selkirk Mountain Range in the West Kootenay. Castlegar is an active city in a beautiful location where the mountains meet and the rivers converge. From river parks to cultural history on display in everything from events to our international Sculpture Walk, Castlegar has much to enjoy in its own right. Outside the City, the West Kootenays is an amazing place to keep busy entertaining yourself. Downhill skiing, ‘affordable awe’ in regional championship golf courses, mountain biking on serene to extreme, rivers to fish, pristine lakes to boat or stare at ripples…

Vista Radio prides itself on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled commitment to its community involvement. Vista Radio is privileged to operate 43 radio stations (and growing) broadcasting across 63 transmitters located in three Provinces and the Northwest Territories.

Why Vista Radio Ltd? Our Advantage:

Success: Small to medium size businesses have experienced the success of Vista's enterprise operating ad platform.

Impact: Every business relies on advertising solutions, meaning your work makes a large impact on their success.

Cutting Edge: Vista's digital marketing solutions are EXPLODING, setting us up as the advertising powerhouse.

Creative Environment: Here at Vista we support opportunities to engage in creative, outside the box, processes.

If you are looking for a career that offers challenging work, long-term growth potential and the chance to make a real difference, join our team. With more than 300 employees our team is passionately dedicated to their communities and are committed to generating exceptional local radio.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing and managing communication campaigns that integrate advertising, public relations, sales promotion as well as marketing disciplines to deliver consistent messages across local broadcasting platforms.
  • Developing creative sales strategies and proposals for new customers and subsequently, developing ads for client approval and implementation.
  • Developing new business; specifically, new revenue streams from unassigned accounts.
  • Providing on-going customer support to ensure optimal service levels at all times.
  • Meeting and exceeding monthly/quarterly/yearly radio and web revenue targets.
  • Managing accounts receivables pertaining to the Account Executive’s accounts.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years sales experience as well as knowledge and experience in with commission structured business plans
  • Radio sales experience is considered an asset
  • Education in sales and marketing preferred; entrepreneurial background welcomed
  • Ability to prioritize and work with a high level of initiative, autonomy and self motivation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong verbal and visual presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills - specifically Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional business customer service and networking skills
  • Ability to think conceptually, creatively in an effort to resolve problems and develop unique solutions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment that is based on team & individual effort
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable fully insured automobile is required
  • Proven track record in business development
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