Account Executive

Start Date: Immediately

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Evansville

Station: Gray Television

Contact Person: Sarah Glaser

Contact Phone: (812) 426-1414

Contact Email: [email protected]

We are an
Equal Opportunity Employer

Required Skills:

Self-Starter with drive to complete daily tasks
Must be able to multi-task and prioritize
Be able to work in a team environment
Knowledge and experience with digital media, placement and reporting.
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Education Required:

Associates/Bachelor’s business/marketing-related degree or equivalent experience

Benefits:

Gray Television offers Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident Insurance, company-paid Life and Disability programs, Whole Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Account, and Paid Time Off to eligible employees

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:
The WFIE Account Executive is accomplished at developing local business through relationship building, excellent communication and strong sales skills. The ability to find and develop new business, to not take no for an answer, and to close business is a must. Strong AE’s are also accomplished at maintaining and upgrading existing business with all WFIE platforms, including television, internet, mobile and streaming products. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Candidate should have 1-3 years of sales success in TV, Radio, Digital or Cable; no media experience will be considered if strong sales success can be demonstrated in another field. Preferred candidates have a positive attitude, multi-tasking skills, a can-do spirit and high energy. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point are helpful.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Prospecting & Cold-calling
*Presentations & Campaign Recommendations
*Overcome objections & Close business
*Customer Service
*Strategic & Creative Thinking
*Problem Solving
*Project Management

Instructions to Apply:

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

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