Full Time Job

Business Development Account Executive


Anchorage, AK 09-21-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KTUU:
Over 60+ years, KTUU-TV has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska's most-watched news source, producing 32 hours of news and sports content each week. The award-winning sales and marketing team is trusted by Alaska's largest businesses and organizations to provide the most efficient and effective means to reach their customers. KTUU-TV invests heavily in innovation and training, on and off the screen, and provides a best-in-market digital product suite to pair with broadcast television.

Channel 2 and CBS 5 are committed to providing news and entertainment to the consumer, wherever and whenever they prefer to view it, on-air, on the web, apps, podcasts, and streaming sources. The station manages 10 broadcast streams with 8 available for local insertion, including NBC and CBS in Anchorage and Southeast Alaska. That distribution is extended by a simulcast of news on KFQD radio in Anchorage, streaming apps statewide, and programming to over 240 communities in Alaska via the Alaska Rural Communications System (ARCS), rural cable systems, and satellite system delivery.

Job Summary/Description:

Business Development Account Executives at KTUU-TV work in a fast-paced environment where connection with new clients is of the utmost importance. AE's meet with local business leaders to solve their marketing problems through use of Alaska's most-watched television stations and a suite of premium digital advertising options. Successful AE's are positively energized professionals who have meaningful business conversations with Alaska's most influential marketers and business leaders.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Use creativity and connection to develop relationships with local business managers
• Build winning campaign ideas specific to each client or need
• Author business agreements and negotiate terms with local business leaders
• Seek out and win the business of new advertisers through successful marketing of self and the KTUU-TV brand
• Quarterback execution of plans through interdepartmental coordination on video production and cutting-edge digital products
• Use research and current events to uncover new opportunities for your clients
• Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned
• Other duties as assigned

• KTUU-TV will train. High-energy and social personality required
• Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related degree is preferred
• Microsoft Office experience is required
• Ability to get along with others and maintain positive interdepartmental relationships
• Negotiation skills are required
• Valid Alaska driver is license required; must be insurable

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

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

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

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro2n5p-3-238-180-174-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.