WAVE is seeking an organized, resourceful, detail-oriented individual to provide administrative support to the national sales desk.



About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

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 is the first television station to sign on in Kentucky and Southern Indiana and has a rich history of being the areas most trusted source for local news, weather, and sports. WAVE is the official television station for the Kentucky Derby and is known across the country for its award-winning journalism and breakthrough investigations. As part of the Gray Television family, WAVE is on the leading-edge of innovation, constantly investing in the tools and technology to best serve our audiences on all screens with original and local multi-platform content. WAVE is in the heart of downtown Louisville, where technology, filmmaking, tourism, sports, education, health, and music make Louisville one of the most industry-diverse metro areas in the nation.

Job Summary/Description:

WAVE is seeking an organized, resourceful, detail-oriented individual to provide administrative support to the national sales desk. Qualified candidates must be able to assist with all aspects of national television sales. Successful candidates should have a positive attitude, excellent time management skills, organizational skills, and communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
  • Confirmation and accurate data entry of all national sales contracts.
  • Provide spot placement reports to agencies.
  • Assist with Rate request reports.
  • Assist with reconciliation/post-analysis of advertising buys.
  • Assist with and provide maintenance of all political advertising contracts.
  • Provide support to the National Sales Manager with order entry in Wide Orbit Connect system.
  • Daily maintenance of all national contract revisions.
  • Daily makegood and preemption reconciliation.
  • Daily management of makegood offers.
  • Research of credit requests or contract discrepancies.

  • Applicant must be detail-oriented, a problem solver who can learn new things quickly.
  • The ideal candidate Is an organized multl-tasker.
  • This person can work well under pressure and understands how to prioritize and manage time wisely.
  • Candidate should be proficient in data entry and have experience in Microsoft PowerPolnt, Word, and Excel systems.
  • Prior experience and working knowledge of Wide Orbit Is preferred.
  • College degree and sales/ advertising experience Is preferred.

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)

WAVE-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

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.
Gray Television encourages all new employees to fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first work day.

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