Sales -Account Manager - WIS WIS

Gray Television Columbia , SC 29209

Posted 3 months ago

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 WIS:

WIS-TV has been the #1 ranked television station in the capitol city of Columbia, South Carolina for 66 years. WIS broadcasts to 41 of the state's 46 counties, making it truly "South Carolina's TV Station". WIS ranks as the #2 ranked NBC in the country (out of 253 affiliates). Among its many former notable on-air staff is NBC Today Show co-host Craig Melvin.

Melvin, a Columbia native, got his start as a reporter and anchor for WIS. WIS is an award-winning news operation with 19 Emmy nominations and 7 Emmy's won in the last two years. WIS is also the proud recipient of the prestigious Edward R.

Murrow Award for Journalism Excellence and has been awarded "South Carolina Broadcasters Association Station of the Year" six of the last seven years. Our station's rich history of community service supports a diverse Midlands of South Carolina population and has dedicated our support of the state's many veterans (South Carolina is home to the most retired military veterans in the nation) in our "Year of the Veteran" initiative which honors and supports veterans many needs. Columbia is also home to Fort Jackson, the U.S.

Army's largest army installation for Basic Combat Training in the nation, and employers Blue Cross Blue Shield and Palmetto Health systems. WIS provides over 36 hours of live news per week for the viewers of South Carolina and is proud to have two broadcast icons in Judi Gatson and Rick Henry as reigning TV Anchor and TV Sportscaster of the Year. The historic and iconic WIS building is located two blocks from the South Carolina Statehouse and just across the street from the sprawling University of South Carolina.

Outdoor enthusiast relish the areas many golf courses that South Carolina has to offer along with boating and fishing on the large 50,000 acre Lake Murray recreational area in Lexington County. Lake Murray is the largest recreational reservoir in the world.

Job Summary:

Account Manager - WIS Television is seeking team players ready to help our Sales Team exceed their goals. Candidates must be detail-oriented, professional, and able to regularly work on multiple projects under tight deadlines.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Respond to emails, phone calls, and other forms of correspondence

  • Book and manage orders

  • Maintain client databases

  • Make PowerPoint presentations for sales staff

  • Organize events, conferences, and other meetings

  • Ensure all client information is correct

  • Resolve discrepancies by researching

  • Compile weekly reports

Requirements

Candidate must be proficient and have advanced skill levels in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Experience with Wide Orbit is a plus.

A positive attitude, successful interpersonal skills, and willingness to learn are essential to the success of this candidate. This position will include direct customer service, data entry, clerical and telephone support to the Sales Department. This position reports directly to Sales Management, and sometimes requires duties outside of normal work hours.

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings



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