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Account Executive


Richmond, VA 05-11-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Account Executive - WWBT


About WWBT:

WWBT NBC12, is the Gray-owned NBC affiliated television station located in Richmond, VA serving Central VA ad beyond, embodying excellence, innovation and community commitment. We fulfil our ''On Your Side'' brand promise through quality news, programming and information across all media platforms. Richmond (DMA 56), the capital of Virginia, is located on the incredible James River and offers a wide range of cultural and historical attractions. The city and surrounding areas are steeped in American history. Richmond is located two hours from beautiful beaches to the east, and about the same distance in the opposite direction to the colorful Appalachian Mountains.

Job Summary/Description:

WWBT/WUPV is looking for an experienced account executive with a strong competitive drive and determination to win. We are looking for a natural problem solver and relationship builder with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be able to succeed in a fast-paced environment and be committed to developing new, local direct business.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Collaborate with key team members to plan, develop and sell sponsorships across key categories
- Maintain strong working relationships with agencies and local direct clients
- Prospect and develop new, local direct business
- Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual revenue budgets
- Accurately project and forecast activity of all accounts

- Strong Presentation Skills required
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a positive attitude
- Experience with Wide Orbit Traffic and Sales product, Matrix/Monarch CRM preferred
- Ability to utilize research to enhance asset value

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented? Please join our team, send your cover letter and resume, 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-gm947m-34-204-174-110-42 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.