Local Account Executive, Web - Oakville, ON | The Weather Network | FreshGigs.ca | 26/10/11
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Local Account Executive, Web Full-Time

Location: Oakville, ON
Company Name: The Weather Network ()
Category: Account/Project Mgmt, Communications


The Local Account Executive will be responsible for generating display advertising revenue on The Weather Network website within the Greater Toronto Area.


  • Source leads, prospect and develop new accounts for The Weather Network (TWN) and MétéoMédia (MM) online properties
  • Identify, develop and execute opportunities to optimize advertising revenues for TWN/MM online properties
  • Manage assigned account list
  • Assist in the development of integrated TV/web sales packages
  • Establish and strengthen relationships with, as well as develop and deliver effective presentations  to prospects and direct clients
  • Achieve and/or exceed personal and team budgets for the fiscal year
  • Work with Digital  teams to secure and deliver sales opportunities on all Pelmorex Media Inc. (PMI) web properties
  • Maintain ongoing relationship and communication with Pelmorex Broadcast Sales (PBS)

Due to the nature of this position there are occasional job related functions. Attendance at these functions is required

Roles, responsibilities and duties may evolve and change over time.


  • Proven direct sales success
  • Advertising sales experience an asset
  • Agency sales experience an asset
  • Online sales experience an asset
  • University degree/College diploma preferably in Advertising, Sales and/or Marketing


  • Highly motivated to accomplish sales objectives
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Creative sales approach
  • Superior client relationship skills
  • Team player
  • Good computer skills
  • Works well independently
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