Full Time Job

Account Executive

Gray Television

Knoxville, TN 06-21-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About WVLT:

At the door step of the Smoky Mountains and on the banks of the Tennessee River, Knoxville is home the competitive 60th largest television market in the country. In addition to being home to the University of Tennessee's flagship campus, Knoxville sports a walkable downtown, sophisticated mix of culture and cuisine, a diverse and robust employment sector, advanced medical care, and amenities found in big cities yet in a city that retains a small town feel.

Job Summary/Description:

WVLT-TV has an immediate opening for an experienced and accomplished full-time responsible for selling our three television stations, as well as a full suite of digital product offerings. The ever-changing and expanding offerings in the digital space make this position most suitable for someone with a passion for new technologies, a natural curiosity, and ability to adapt and embrace new and emerging technology.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
* Build, present, sell, and execute cross-platform advertising campaigns
* Create client re-caps, demonstrating delivery and effectiveness of advertising campaigns
* Maintain and sell existing TV and digital accounts
* Prospect and sell new business, using television and digital products
* Work collaboratively with other departments and within a sales team on station projects

Qualifications/Requirements:
• The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of broadcast television or related sales experience. A 4-year college degree or equivalent professional experience is preferred. This candidate will be customer-service oriented, self-motivated, and possess strong local contacts, excellent computer knowledge, outstanding written and verbal presentation skills, as well as an intense desire to succeed in a commission-based sales environment.
Must have a good driving record.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1b6zv-44-201-96-43-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

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.