Account Executive

Account Executive


WAVE 3 News

Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

WAVE 3 NEWS, the NBC Affiliate in Louisville, KY and Gray Television, the third largest broadcast company in the country is seeking an Account Executive.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

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.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT WAVE:
WAVE 3 NEWS, the NBC Affiliate in Louisville, KY and Gray Television, the third largest broadcast company in the country is seeking an Account Executive.

JOB SUMMARY:
Do you have a strong competitive drive and determination to win? Are you a natural relationship builder and collaborator, viewed by others as a resource and leader? Does being able to sell The Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks, Preakness, Belmont, Sunday Night NFL, Indy 500 and some of the top news products in the region interest you? If so, we need to talk.

Bring your tenacity, great communication skills and ability to prospect for and close new business to WAVE 3 NEWS and get rewarded well for your efforts. You will have the opportunity to sell across all of WAVE 3 NEWS’ television and digital platforms, providing advertising solutions to new customers that will help them generate sales and increase profitability. You can make a difference in the Louisville business community.

Join a sales culture consisting of enthusiastic, positive, driven, confident people who have a winning spirit. We are looking for someone to have an impact and make a difference with our clients as well as with our team while having fun and selling some very exciting products. If this sounds like you, apply today!

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prospecting for and generating New Business with strong managerial and customer support.
  • Providing excellent customer service.
  • Selling across all our platforms; television, digital, promotions and creative services.
  • Learning how to and building well thought out, strategic advertising plans.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • 1-3 years of successful sales or marketing experience, media sales and digital experience preferred.

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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Apply Link: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings
Email Resume: ccornelius@wave3.com