Sales - Account Executive - Wsaz (Huntington) Wsaz

Gray Television Huntington , WV 25706

Posted 1 week ago

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About Gray:

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.

About WSAZ:

WSAZ covers a wide, diverse area comprised of three states. Many small towns sit along the Ohio River and smaller rivers and streams that run through rolling hills. Our viewers and customers are extremely friendly and down-to-earth. Although we're not a major metropolitan region, the WSAZ market enjoys relatively close proximity to many large eastern cities, and is easily accessible by interstate, rail, river and air.

We enjoy all four seasons, and the activities that come with each. Nature is always a short distance away, with many surrounding state parks and lakes for recreation. Within the larger towns and cities, there is a vibrant night life with many outstanding restaurants and local festivals throughout the year.

Job Summary:

WSAZ NewsChannel 3, a dominant NBC affiliate in the Charleston-Huntington television market has an immediate opening for an experienced television Account Executive for their Huntington office.

  • Responsible for developing new accounts for WSAZ, WQCW, ME/MY channels and WSAZ Digital products

  • Expand established customer base by generating new business, selling digital advertising and growing existing advertising revenue from current clients

  • Keep up to date on all station product lines and programming features including the product lines and programming features of competing TV stations and other media platforms

  • Negotiates advertising rates and schedules along with preparing creative written and oral proposals to clients

  • Provides account updates, communicates monthly projections and forecasts future advertising business

  • Monitors accounts receivable of their client base

Requirements

  • Self-motivated, high energy salesperson

  • Excellent organizational, verbal and writing skills

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Power Point

  • Proficient with mobile digital technology

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow


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