- Full Time
Job DescriptionACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (OCALA BUREAU) - WCJB
WCJB TV20 ABC Affiliate - #1 rated legacy broadcast TV station located in beautiful North Central Florida has a proud heritage and an energetic newsroom. WCJB TV20 is the market leader, with viewers relying on us for news, weather, and sports coverage from Your Local Station. Along with the market's strongest news ratings and ever-expanding digital platforms, we deliver results for our advertisers. woodlands, rolling hills, and nature parks. Clean water, clear air, eco-friendly environment and safe, local communities make Gainesville and Alachua County one of the best places to live in America.
Marion County is the largest of the counties that we cover with our television signal. We recently moved into a newly renovated office in the heart of Ocala. This office is home to two news reporters and one Account Executive...soon to be two!
If your passion is to help businesses grow by making the most of their marketing dollars, this job is for you. WCJB, an ABC affiliate and the most watched TV station in North Central Florida for over 45 years, is seeking an Account Executive to sell local television and digital advertising solutions in Ocala and surrounding counties. Cultivating and enhancing customer relationships is crucial as there is heavy emphasis on generating new business. A polished disposition, strong work ethic, and a positive attitude are required. We offer extensive training and fantastic benefits as we are part of the Gray Television family of stations. Join this fun and dynamic sales team today!
Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
> Make face to face outside sales visits
> Generate sales leads and close new business
> Sell products and services across all platforms (broadcast TV, digital, and social media)
> Provide input on sales promotion ideas
> Retain current clients and develop new business contacts
> Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service
> Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising
> Other duties as assigned
> Sales experience required (media environment preferred but not required)
> Proven track record of closing new business and/or building customer relationships
> Great communication and people skills
> Strong organizational and written skills
> Competitive, energetic and self-starter
> Professional appearance a must
> Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record
> Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj24x0-3-236-98-69-42 in your application.
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.