Sales/ Account Executive, WAVE3 News, Louisville KY

WAVE 3 NEWS, the NBC Affiliate in Louisville, KY and Gray Television, the third largest broadcast company in the country is seeking an Account Executive.

JOB SUMMARY:

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:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 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:

  • 4+ years of successful sales and marketing experience, media sales and digital 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.