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Senior Account Executive

KOLD

Tucson, AZ 10-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KOLD:

KOLD News 13 is the CBS affiliate in Tucson and is owned by Gray Television, Inc.

KOLD's crew of dedicated reporters and staff serves the entire southern Arizona region. The station is located off Cortaro Farms Road and Interstate 10 in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson is the 73rd largest television market in the United States. The spirit of innovation has always been with the station. KOLD became the first television station in Tucson when it started broadcasting on Jan. 13, 1953.

Job Summary/Description:

KOLD is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Sales Account Executive.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Duties will require a strong focus on new business and non-traditional revenues with both television and digital platforms. Candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. One must also be accomplished with the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Must also be willing to learn and master industry-dedicated computer software applications.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

The successful candidate will be an aggressive self-starter with excellent communication skills and a winning attitude. While prior television experience is preferred, sales experience in cable or radio will be considered. You will have the opportunity to manage an established account base. You must have the ability to develop creative marketing strategies and custom advertising solutions for new direct account development.

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed? Our station invites you to send your cover letter and resume, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Must have good communication skills and be able to interface with the sales team
• Must demonstrate the ability to prioritize, multi-task and perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment
• Must be computer proficient with prior WideOrbit Traffic, WideOrbit Media Sales and Matrix experience preferred
• Broadcast and digital sales experience preferred
• College degree with emphasis in Advertising, Marketing or Business preferred
• Strong Microsoft office skills required, including Excel and Powerpoint
• Great listener
• Proven ability to juggle multiple projects in a changing, fast-paced environment

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed? Our station invites you to send your cover letter and resume, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3x6jx-3-234-211-61-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KOLD

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.