Gray Television Huntington , WV 25706
About Gray Television:
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. 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.
Gray Television seeks a dynamic Account Executive to join our award-winning teams. An Account Executive is responsible for selling commercial advertising time and digital media products to local advertisers and/or advertising agencies. The Account Executive is responsible for implementing the company's advertising platforms and marketing strategy, identifying and qualifying leads while consistently closing business in order to meet or exceed their sales quota. Qualified candidate should be able to accurately, and on a timely basis, document sales and customer service activities, and process appropriate paperwork. The ideal candidate has strong communication and presentation skills and motivation to become the best.
Must be able to close new business!
Ability to make face to face outside sales visits
Ability to generate sales leads
Attract and close advertisers to sell products and services on all of our platforms (broadcast, web, digital and social media)
Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management
Retain current business and develop new business contacts
Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses.
Sell commercial advertising time and other station products to local advertisers
A bachelor's degree is preferred, but not required.
Great communication and people skills
Strong organizational, written and presentation skills