- Full Time
Account Executive - Wifr
WIFR is owned by Gray Television, Inc. and is a CBS affiliate. We are located in beautiful Northern Illinois with Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee in our backyard. The Rockford market is an excellent choice for individuals interested in gaining broadcasting experience as well as those looking to make this area their home. Rockford – Small Town Charm with Big City Convenience!
WIFR Channel 23 in Rockford is looking for a high achieving individual who seeks a career in outside sales and marketing. This job opening offers a rare opportunity to join a team of effective sales professionals to represent a well-known product line including CBS programming and GDM digital products. The combination of these platforms positions WIFR salespeople as leaders in the marketplace with the ability to offer comprehensive marketing solutions to local businesses and advertising agencies. Training is offered that shows a pathway to financial success and career growth.
Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
* Develop new business and deliver advertising results to clients
* Understand customer advertising needs
* Effectively manage time and resources
* Work with creative team to develop effective advertising campaigns
* Reaching goals and budgets
* Self-starter, with the ability to interact and influence others in a positive manner
* Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
* Detail oriented with excellent communication & customer service skills
* Goal driven with an attitude for success
* Strong work ethics with integrity
* Effective problem solving and organizational skills
* Team focused with the ability to work independently and manage time
* Hungry for ongoing learning with a thirst to understand local business
* Knowledgeable about presentation software
* Receptive to work in an environment of change and new opportunities
* Portrays a positive, can-do attitude
* Bachelor's Degree Preferred
* Previous work in outside sales or media is a plus but not necessary. Gray Television offers comprehensive training for new Account Executives
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d93jem-34-228-52-223-42 in your application.
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.