Programmatic Account Executive

Affiliate Relations - Virginia Beach, VA

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking an experienced Programmatic Account Executive to generate sales through digital and broadcast advertising opportunities. This position serves as an internal key resource in programmatic, broadcast and performance media. The Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc. is a multifaceted nonprofit organization that provides programming via cable, broadcast, satellite and digital distribution including OTT (Over-the-top) content. CBN’s ministries have long held preeminent positions as a trusted Christian broadcast leader with a loyal audience that extends directly to CBN’s digital properties.

  • Proven sales track record with a major content producer/publisher, agency or programmatic technology company
  • Strong experience building, maintaining and managing relationships with clients, advertising agencies, agency trading desks and demand side platforms
  • Self-motivated with ability to create persuasive sales presentations on direct and programmatic media using market trends and analytics
  • Working knowledge of Rentrak and Nielsen television ratings with knowledge of how they apply to the advertising sales process
  • Experience or knowledge of Adobe analytics, Google Ad Exchange and Doubleclick for Publishers
  • Strong knowledge of the programmatic landscape and challenges in the marketplace
  • Excellent analytical ability with strong decision making skills
  • Strong ability to efficiently manage multiple campaigns and competing priorities
  • Excellent oral, written and high-level presentation skills
  • Proven track record of growing accounts by forging a strong relationship with clients, understanding their objectives and recommending best strategies
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible with ability to multi-task, consistently meet deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work independently and be an effective member of a team
  • Ability to travel when necessary.