Full Time Job

Account Executive

WTAP

Parkersburg, WV 07-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About WTAP:

WTAP is THE main voice in the Mid-Ohio Valley. We may be among the smallest TV stations in America, but we are also one of the most dynamic. With state-of-the-art technology, a terrific on-air look, and a dynamic digital presence. You'll be proud of the work you'll do here. You'll get to explore whatever you want to do in the communications field, whether it's on-camera, behind-the-scenes, or in sales. WTAP is involved in the communities we cover. From covering high school sports, to participating in local events, to helping small businesses grow and thrive through commercials and mobile products, WTAP does it all. And we do it all – together. The Mid-Ohio Valley includes the communities of Parkersburg, WV and Marietta, OH and the 50-mile area surrounding them. It's the kind of place where you can walk down the street and say ''hi'' to people and they'll say ''hi'' right back at you! It's the kind of place where local news-people become like family to the viewers and on-line readers.

Job Summary/Description:

Are you an aggressive and goal-oriented person with a strong competitive drive and determination to win? A natural relationship builder and problem solver, often viewed by others as a leader on your sales team? Do you have the ability to work independent and multi-task in a fast - paced ever changing environment?

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

Responsible to drive sales by designing and implementing targeted marketing strategies. Sales and marketing executives are also responsible for maintaining customer relationships, tracking sales data, and creating performance reports.

Qualifications/Requirements:
-3+ years of sales experience exceeding quotas
-Working knowledge of particular sales industry
-Networking and negotiation skills
-Verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
-Ability to multitask and work efficiently and effectively to meet required deadlines
-Ability to learn quickly and apply that knowledge
-Ability to work in a team environment

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed? Our station invites you to send you cover letter and resume, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d87009-34-204-180-223-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WTAP

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.