WRAL-TV Advertising Sales Intern

Leadership Triangle

Leadership Triangle

Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development · Intern
Raleigh, NC, USA
16 – 16 USD per hour
Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2023

WRAL-TV Advertising Sales Intern - Raleigh

Who We Are: https://capitolbroadcasting.com/divisions/digital-media/cbc-new-media-group/

This internship is open to rising Juniors and Seniors at NCCU, Shaw University and St. Augustine’s University. Please note, students should apply to one internship only.

We are seeking a creative and highly motivated intern to join our Advertising Sales team. As a Sales Intern, you will be responsible for working closely with TV Advertising Sales Managers to create high profile Sports and Specials marketing opportunities for clients. You will assist in developing and implementing sales strategies, identifying potential clients, and engaging in the sales process from start to finish.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Advertising Sales Managers to identify potential Sports and Specials and Digital marketing opportunities for clients.
  • Assist with identifying prospects, appointment setting and building relationships with clients, providing exceptional customer service throughout the sales process.
  • Manage the sales process, from initial contact to post-sale follow-up.
  • Assist with creating proposals and presentations to pitch new opportunities to clients.
  • Attend meetings and events with Advertisers, AE’s and Sales Managers to build relationships and close deals.
  • Provide regular updates on sales progress


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or a related field.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with clients.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of the television industry and Digital or TV advertising sales is a plus.

Partnership with Leadership Triangle:

As a part of this internship, you will complete 50 hours of leadership training with Leadership Triangle. Your hours with Leadership Triangle are a paid component of the program and all sessions are mandatory. As an Emerging Leader, you will be paired with a leadership coach who will support you in five 1:1 sessions. Additionally, you will take part in a cohort-only retreat in Rocky Mount, and regularly participate in interactive workshops and training. You will be introduced to leaders throughout the Triangle community and have opportunities to network and grow your professional community. All students who successfully complete the Emerging Leaders Program will be admitted into the lifelong Goodmon Fellowship.

Emerging Leaders will be paid $6400 over the course of a 400 hour Fall internship ($16/hr), running from August 21-December 15. Additionally, each intern will receive $160 as a transportation stipend. Leadership Triangle will administer all payments. This is a cohort based program, designed to promote networking across local HBCUs.

The application deadline is May 19. Interns will be notified of an application decision during the week of June 7th.

If selected, all Emerging Leaders will be expected to join the cohort for a leadership retreat held from Saturday, September 30 - Sunday, October 1 in Rocky Mount, NC. Leadership Triangle has arranged lodging. Meals will be provided. Emerging Leaders are expected to arrange their own transportation and arrive no later than 12pm on September 30th. If transportation is an issue, please contact us at kristine@leadershiptriangle.com.

Leadership Triangle is an equal opportunity employer.