Full Time Job

Account Executive


Springfield, MO 08-05-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Account Executive - WGGB

About WGGB:

WGGB (Western Mass News) is located in Springfield, MA and has the ABC, CBS and FOX affiliates. Western Mass News was the 2021 Station of the Year as named by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association. Our three major networks and digital platform speak daily to over half of Western Mass Mass and the area businesses. We have Western Mass's most live programming, from the Oscars to all the major live sporting events. Gray TV has extensive resources from training to specialized business units to a number of production divisions creating original content for our TV stations. Gray TV is looking into the future, come look with us.

Job Summary/Description:

WGGB is seeking an TV Account Executive to develop new business for both on-air and digital platforms. If you are a little analytical and a little creative, enjoy being out in the community, helping people succeed and are up for the challenge…you may just be the next person to make their mark in the Television Advertising world! We offer a comprehensive training program to help you to be successful in the fast paced, fun environment of multi-platform advertising. If determining your own success is for you, you NEED to apply today.

Works with area businesses creating multi-level, multi-platform marketing campaigns for those businesses to succeed. Position involves prospecting and calling on new businesses, developing successful marketing plans with decision makers, retaining those businesses and collecting the cost of those successful plans. The Account Executive will utilize tools, such as Gray TV training, business planners, already created proposals and custom generated Television commercials to formulate those marketing plans. Typical day, but not limited to: Call on new business targets, schedule appointments to make in-person marketing presentations, participate in creative meetings for TV commercials, enter and manage orders, etc.
*** Please note, the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above ***

• Sales experience helpful, but not necessary
• Passionate about improving and innovating the customer experience
• Desire for future growth and advancement in media sales and customer solutions

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re50x2-18-207-157-152-42 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.