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Senior Account Executive


Omaha, NE 10-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Account Executive - WOWT

About WOWT:

WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state of the art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can't be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men's College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description:

WOWT is looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive to join our team of marketing/advertising professionals. At WOWT, we help businesses grow in the market through effective marketing and advertising solutions. We are looking for 10+ years of media sales experience, a professional who likes working with people, and wants to earn $140,000+ commission income. The Senior Account Executive generates revenue through advertising sales by servicing existing transactional accounts and developing new business. The Senior Account Executive is evaluated on achieving television & digital revenue budget goals, new business development goals, client service and thorough, accurate forecasting, teamwork, and attitude.
Our Senior Account Executive works to increase the share of revenue, grows new business, develops, and maintains excellent agency and local account relationships. The Senior Account Executive sells sports, partnerships, and specials; works with Traffic and Production departments to ensure spots are produced and placed on-air as ordered. Collects money from advertisers following the airing of a schedule, exceeds budget goals, and accurately forecasts revenue projections.


The successful applicant's background must include a bachelor's degree in Marketing or equivalent. We are looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive with at least 10+ years of experience managing large billing accounts and who has a proven successful media sales record. Must be able to work quickly and accurately under deadlines and prioritize workload. Work schedule may vary depending on station/client needs. Meetings are required and account executives are expected to be on time and prepared. Occasionally a meeting or event may be scheduled outside of regular working hours. Valid driver's license and good driving record (will be reviewed) Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing are possible throughout employment.
*** Job Description is subject to change and does include the right of management to add duties ''as assigned ***

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzpobq-3-236-232-99-42 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.