Sales- Account Executive, Wave 3 TV, Louisville KY

Gray Television, owner of WAVE 3 TV, in Louisville, KY is hiring to fill a Sales- Account Executive position.

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 86 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:

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, providing advertising solutions to new customers that will help them generate sales and increase profitability. You can make a difference in the Louisville business community.

Join a sales culture consisting of enthusiastic, positive, driven, confident people who have a winning spirit. We are looking for someone to have an impact and make a difference with our clients as well as with our team while having fun and selling some very exciting products. If this sounds like you, apply today!

General Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Providing excellent customer service, for clients and internal customers
  • 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

Requirements:

5+ years of successful media sales to both direct and agency clients desired. Marketing experience a plus, television sales and digital marketing services experience preferred.

Pre-employment drug screen and MVR check required.

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

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.

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