Full Time Job

Account Executive

Gray Television

Parkersburg, WV 11-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About WTAP:

WTAP is THE main voice in the Mid-Ohio Valley. We may be among the smallest TV stations in America, but we are also one of the most dynamic. With state-of-the-art technology, a terrific on-air look, and a dynamic digital presence. You'll be proud of the work you'll do here. You'll get to explore whatever you want to do in the communications field, whether it's on-camera, behind-the-scenes, or in sales. WTAP is involved in the communities we cover. From covering high school sports, to participating in local events, to helping small businesses grow and thrive through commercials and mobile products, WTAP does it all. And we do it all – together. The Mid-Ohio Valley includes the communities of Parkersburg, WV and Marietta, OH and the 50-mile area surrounding them. It's the kind of place where you can walk down the street and say ''hi'' to people and they'll say ''hi'' right back at you! It's the kind of place where local news-people become like family to the viewers and on-line readers.

Job Summary/Description:

Account Executive position at WTAP is responsible for the prospecting, qualifying, and selling digital and broadcast solutions to local direct clients. We are looking for positive people who are interested in working in a fun culture that offers a professional environment with excellent opportunities for growth. We offer extensive sales and marketing training and some of the best advertising products to sell in the market. Candidate must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of digital media marketing and an ability to provide digital solutions across multiple platforms.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Strategically prospect for, qualify and close New Local Direct Businesses
• Close a minimum of five (5) New Local Direct Business clients per month
• Utilize training opportunities that Gray Television has to offer on a weekly basis depending on your needs
• Self -starter
• Be positive

• Minimum of two years' experience in Outside Sales with a proven track record of prospecting, qualifying, presenting, and closing business
• Have a passion for helping businesses grow sales and profitability
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic with a passion for helping and succeeding
• Have a winning, positive, can-do attitude that energizes your teammates and potential clients
• Great communication and presentation skills
• Track record of creative idea generation
• College Degree preferred
• Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening

Come join our dynamic sales team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzp287-54-80-173-217-42 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.