- Full Time
Job DescriptionAbout KFVS:
KFVS12 is the #1 local TV station serving as the CBS/CW/MeTV affiliate in the Cape Girardeau, Missouri/Paducah, Kentucky/Harrisburg, Illinois market. Founded in 1954, KFVS12 has a rich heritage of serving ''America's Heartland'' with the best local news and weather information, along with a legacy of community service and disaster relief. KFVS12 produces more local news than any other station in the market, currently offering 35.5 hours every week, along with special high profile, topical local news programming. Heartland News on KFVS12 consistently leads the competition in award winning journalism having been honored this year with numerous Missouri and Illinois Broadcasters' Awards as well as prestigious Edward R. Murrow awards.
The Cape Girardeau market covers 45 counties in four states and is home to four division one universities. It is where the North meets the South and East meets West. The area is rich with many diverse communities, including historic river front towns, that offer a variety of unique benefits and recreational opportunities. It is also conveniently located for easy travel to St. Louis, Memphis, Nashville and Chicago.
The station has an exceptional staff that is committed to maintaining the legacy of the institution of KFVS. They are forward thinking with news coverage in on-air newscasts and 24/7 on numerous digital platforms, consistently leading the competition in digital traffic across the board. This provides exciting opportunities throughout the station including News, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, and more.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
KFVS12 CBS/WFVS, a Gray Media station, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri is seeking a dynamic Sales person. Do you have a strong competitive drive and determination to win? Are you a natural relationship builder and collaborator, viewed by others as a resource and leader? Does being able to sell NFL Football, NCAA College Football, Kentucky College Basketball, Super Bowl, PGA Tour Golf, NCAA March Madness, Grammy Awards and some of the top news products in the region interest you? If so, we need to talk.
Bring your tenacity, great communication skills and ability to prospect for and close new business to KFVS12 NEWS and get rewarded well for your efforts. You will have the opportunity to sell across all of KFVS12 NEWS' television and digital platforms, providing advertising solutions to new customers that will help them generate sales and increase profitability. You can make a difference in the Cape Girardeau business community.
Join a sales culture consisting of enthusiastic, positive, driven, confident people who have a winning spirit. We are looking for someone to have an impact and make a difference with our clients as well as with our team while having fun and selling some very exciting products. If this sounds like you, apply today! Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your resume and cover letter. Successful candidates must pass drug screen and possess a clear driving record. No phone calls please.
• • Excellent listening, presentation, negotiation and closing skills
• A team player with the ability to create, build and nurture business relationships
• Must handle multiple projects, prioritize and complete specifics tasks on time
• Knowledge of digital marketing tools, strategies and processes
• Highly effective communicator
• Confident personality with a strong sense of urgency and a winning attitude
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• BS/BA degree in business, marketing, or equivalent work experience
• Google Analytics experience a plus
• A valid driver's license and a good driving record
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0yjj8-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.
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