Full Time Job

Account Executive


Mobile, AL 05-02-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Account Executive - WALA


About WALA:

WALA FOX10 News is a local media organization producing news, weather, and original content for the Gulf Coast. Located in Mobile, AL. WALA is the oldest existing television station in the state of Alabama. FOX10 takes pride in a winning culture and is committed to the community.

To learn more about WALA please visit:

Job Summary/Description:

WALA is seeking a passionate, energetic and highly motivated Sales Executive who can adapt quickly and maximize sales on all of our over the air and digital platforms. Do you have a strong competitive drive? Are you a closer and a problem solver? Are you a natural relationship builder and collaborator with great people skills? If so, we want to speak with you about this opportunity to sell customized digital and television advertising solutions to new and existing customers. This is a fast-paced and rewarding career that requires persistence, determination, organization, creativity, and presentation skills. We offer the best training in the media industry to help all our employees succeed.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Sell advertising consistent with station policies and rate guidelines.
• Responsible for the negotiation of rates with local clients.
• Service existing accounts and create special sales opportunities specific to each client.
• Assist in the production of client's needs and act as a liaison with all departments.
• Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.
• Willing to learn all research and utilize in client proposals effectively.
• Prospect new accounts and create sales opportunities specific to each new client.

• Television and digital sales experience preferred.
• Previous outside sales experience required.
• Must have strong administrative skills.
• Must have strong prospecting skills.
• Wide Orbit, Microsoft Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint experience is preferred.
• Excellent organizational, time management, verbal and writing skills.
• A strong work ethic and the ability to formulate and execute a daily plan is also a must.

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 that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re2bm1-18-207-240-77-42 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.