Senior Account Executive

Senior Account Executive

WAVE 3 News



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.



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/Description:
Do you have industry experience, 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, some of the top News products in the region, Bounce TV and top Digital products interest you? If so, we need to talk.

Bring your tenacity, excellent communication skills and ability to prospect for, develop and close New Local Direct 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 (and other Gray markets), providing advertising solutions to new customers that will help them generate

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
  • Self-directed prospecting for and generation of New Local Direct Business
  • Consulting and selling local businesses on solid, results-producing integrated marketing and advertising plans, maintaining and increasing WAVE 3 News share of advertising agency business
  • Selling across all our platforms: Television, a robust Digital suite, Promotions and Creative Services
  • Representing WAVE 3 News Sales and Gray Television in a professional, brand-building manner as the market thought leader

  • Providing excellent customer service, for clients and internal customers

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.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

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