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Account Executive

KSWO

Lawton, OK 5 days ago
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Job Description
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - KSWO (Wichita Falls)

About KSWO:

KSWO is a heritage ABC affiliate in the Wichita Falls/Lawton DMA celebrating our 70th anniversary. KSWO is counted on to provide outstanding news, weather, and entertainment to our communities in 17 Oklahoma and Texas counties.

The top-rated station in southwest Oklahoma and north Texas leads the market in weather coverage with the First Alert Weather team, the largest group of meteorologists tracking storms in the southern plains. Lawton is ideally located halfway between Oklahoma City and the Dallas/ Fort Worth metroplex. Our region is known for the rugged beauty of the Wichita Mountains and the National Wildlife Refuge, a hiker's paradise. Affordable living, great outdoor adventures, and proximity to major cities and their attractions make the Lawton – Wichita Falls market an exciting opportunity for career growth.

Job Summary/Description:

KSWO-TV is seeking an energetic, motivated, and competitive Sales Executive. We are seeking a person who can adapt quickly to new technologies and maximize sales of all of our over-the-air and digital platforms. A strong work ethic and the ability to formulate and execute a daily plan is a must. This is a fast-paced and fun business that requires persistence, organization, creativity, and interpersonal skills. This position will be located in Wichita Falls TX. Experience in media sales or a related field is a plus, but not required. The chosen candidate will receive training, full benefits, and a generous compensation plan.

You will represent KSWO/ Telemundo to local clients in the Lawton OK/Wichita Falls Texas DMA. To develop new business and deliver advertising results to clients on or core station (KSWO), Telemundo, ME TV, and on our many digital platforms. Understanding customer advertising needs. Utilizing CRM (Customer Relationship Management) tools. Effective time and resources management is a must. Working with creative team to develop effective advertising campaigns. Reaching goals and budgets.

Please note -primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above

Qualifications/Requirements:
* Strong work ethic
* Track record of success
* Time Management skill
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Self-starter
* Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
* Detail-oriented with excellent communication & customer service skills
* Goal-driven with an attitude for success
* 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
* Receptive to work in an environment of change and new opportunities
* Portrays a positive, can-do attitude* Previous work in outside sales or media is a plus but not necessary
* Preferred bilingual
* Valid driver's license and clean driving record

Interested, qualified applicants can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your cover letter, resume, and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KSWO-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday fully.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g42om1-3-236-116-27-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KSWO

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.