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Spots n Dots

Sales Account Executive

companySinclair Broadcast Group
locationChicago, IL, USA
PublishedPublished: 8/31/2023
Full Time

Marquee Sports Network is the exclusive television home of the MLB Chicago Cubs in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI). It is the Chicago-region’s exclusive network for fans to view live Cubs games, features extensive pre and postgame coverage, exclusive Cubs content and other local sports programming. Marquee Sports Network brings together one of the most iconic sports franchises in the country with one of the largest television broadcasting companies to deliver unprecedented Cubs coverage for fans. Marquee is also the television home of the WNBA Chicago Sky, providing a variety of exciting coverage.


Marquee Sports Network is looking for a dynamic, experienced and motivated revenue generator who will meet and exceed revenue goals by working with new and existing clients to join our talented team.

We are looking for an individual that currently possesses client contacts and prominent decision maker relationships in the marketplace, who also has the skill to generate new revenue opportunities across our linear, digital and social channels.

We are looking for a motivated individual to represent our Emmy Award winning network that can connect and ideate with clients to provide them with marketing solutions that will ensure their business goals and objectives. The ideal candidate will possess a keen attention to detail, be highly organized and demonstrate a proven skill to present/articulate media opportunities to our clients, buyers and key business leaders.

A Marquee Sports Network Account Executive must be able to garner and build trusting, long-term relationships within agencies and with clients. It is essential that this candidate demonstrates a strong work ethic, a passion for baseball, sports and sports programming, a willingness to consistently entertain clients, a highly competitive will to win and a proven ability to create revenue opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

·  Increase annual network revenue by collaborating with Marquee sales, production and marketing teams
·  Prospect and create new revenue partnerships across our local viewing footprint
·  Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with agencies, planners and direct clients
·  Plan, strategize and exceed their individual and team revenue budgets


·  Highly effective communicator in the development, execution and achievement of revenue goals
·  Effective verbal/written communication, organizational and planning skills
·  Demonstrates an ability to build strong internal and external connections
·  Consistently develop strategies to overachieve revenue expectations across our linear, digital and social assets
·  Candidate must be willing to entertain clients during evenings and weekends at times throughout the season.
·  Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and has experience with wide orbit traffic and wide orbit media sales


·  4- year bachelor’s degree strongly preferred


·  5 years of media sales experience strongly preferred
·  Broadcast sales experience in a top 10 Nielsen ranked market required
·  Existing Client Relationships that will immediately lead to revenue generation required
·  Knowledge of the Chicago and Midwest marketplaces required


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.



Required skills

  • Television Broadcasting
  • Revenue Generation
  • Customer Relations
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