Full Time Job

Account Executive


Madison, WI 01-19-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WMTV:

WMTV is the NBC affiliate and Gray Television-owned station serving south central Wisconsin. We are the #1 station-leading the market in news and weather coverage. We're recognized for sharing information with accuracy and immediacy on our digital platforms. WMTV was recently named ''News Operation of the Year'' by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for coverage airing in 2019.

Job Summary/Description:

Are you a high-energy creative individual who likes working with people?
WMTV is seeking an energetic media salesperson with the primary responsibility of growing advertising revenue with existing accounts and through new business development on all WMTV properties including NBC, CW,, and other digital offerings.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develop new business and deliver advertising results for clients
• Identify and present marketing solutions to a variety of local businesses in a variety of fields
• Prospect for new accounts – make cold calls to secure needs analysis meetings and peak business interest with all the exciting programs and products we have to offer
• Research accounts and the marketplace consistently.
• Work with Creative Services on commercial production, the Traffic department on advertising copy traffic, Finance department on invoicing, discrepancies, and collection issues

• Personable with excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Effectively manage time and resources
• Effective problem-solving and organizational skills
• Detail Oriented with a strong work ethic and follow-through
• Understanding of core marketing principles
• Proficient with MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Come join our dynamic sales team, 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)

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

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d56ovz-100-26-196-222-42 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.