Full Time Job

Account Executive

WEEK

East Peoria, IL 08-27-2021
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  • Full Time
Job Description
Account Executive - WEEK

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (SR) - WEEK

About WEEK:

Peoria, Illinois is the largest city on the Illinois River. Its beautiful riverfront is home to dozens of festivals and events year-round. The Peoria Civic Center hosts a variety of entertainment productions from ­­­­­top-selling musicians­­, Broadway musicals, and even Monster trucks! Sports fans are also right at home in Peoria which is home to both minor league baseball and hockey teams.

Job Summary/Description:

WEEK Television, Inc., the NBC and ABC affiliates in Peoria, Illinois, 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.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• 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''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g33o8x-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WEEK

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.