Full Time Job

Account Executive


Cleveland, OH 06-07-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description


WOIO TV CBS 19, the CW 43 and WTCL Telemundo Cleveland are the affiliates serving Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. The stations that are ''First, Fair, and Everywhere'', producing over 70 hours of news every week. We are the market's leader with our First Alert Weather - having won the most accurate weather in Cleveland for over 19 years! We carry Browns Football, NFL, March Madness, NCAA BB, NCAA FB, the PGA, LIV Golf, World Cup Soccer, and the number one network in the nation with CBS on WOIO. We are proud to be one of the highest-rated CW affiliates in the country with WUAB. WTCL -Telemundo Cleveland is the first local affiliate, broadcasting 2 daily newscasts in Spanish. Our digital products offer top-rated weather, news, and multiple digital products to reach quality customers. We also produce original content with our OTT offerings to the Greater Cleveland communities.

Job Summary/Description:

Gray Television (WOIO CBS 19, WUAB CW 43, WTCL Telemundo Cleveland, and Gray Digital Media) in Cleveland has a rare opening for an energetic, positive-minded salesperson. You will be responsible for developing new businesses in Northeast Ohio and the surrounding communities. You will consult with local business owners to create advertising campaigns that exceed their business goals and objectives. Ideal candidates have a strong understanding of the sales process, and excel at researching leads, starting new relationships and closing. You should be a quick learner, with strong communication skills and the ability to showcase our solutions in a compelling way. Base salary, plus bonus plan. Industry leading training program provided. MVR check required.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Meeting and exceeding monthly and quarterly sales goals
- Use and learn data based results
- Cold calling and prospect for new clients
- Sell and close new clients
- Conduct thorough client needs analysis
- Present proposed strategic solutions and tactics
- Provide follow-up assessments of advertising effectiveness
- Some travel required

- 1-2 years of cold calling or sales related experience is preferred
- Experience in media sales is a plus, but not required
- Excellent writing and communication skills, experience using MS Office products
- Bachelors Degree

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)

WOIO/WUAB-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 or by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjoewb-44-220-44-148-42 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.