Full Time Job

Sales Account Executive


East Peoria, IL 06-05-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WEEK-TV:

WEEK-TV is the market-leading NBC affiliate in Peoria, IL. The Station has won Emmy's and Silverdome awards. Our news department produces 32 hours of news each week. WEEK is the news leader within the Peoria/Bloomington, IL market. WEEK has three stations in the market, WEEK (NBC), WEEKDT2 (ABC) and WEEKDT3 (CW)

Job Summary/Description:

Are you an aggressive self-starter with excellent communication skills and a WINNING attitude? Are you looking for a competitive environment where you are working with the best of the best? We offer an extensive training program that will prepare and motivate you to your fullest potential. While prior television experience is preferred, sales experience in cable or radio will be considered.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Identify, develop, and expand existing and new client relationships & key accounts
• Contact local direct clients and advertising agencies, acting as a liaison between the station and the advertising community
• Make customer-focused sales presentations to all classifications of clients to obtain orders for advertising time
• Ensure clear understanding and interpretation of client needs, and recommend appropriate solutions, in order to meet requirements
• Coordinate internally the actual purchase of advertising time, placement of the schedule
• Develop short and long-range plans for revenue growth. Overachieve monthly/quarterly in new local direct television and digital l revenue quotas
• Negotiate advertising rates, create oral & written presentations; coordinate commercial production with the creative team

- Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record
- Must be accomplished with the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
- Must also be willing to learn and master industry-dedicated computer software applications

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)

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

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnzxn5-100-28-227-63-42 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.