Wave 3 News, Account Executive, Louisville Kentucky

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.

Do you have 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 and some of the top news products in the region interest you? If so, we need to talk.

Bring your tenacity, great communication skills and ability to prospect for and close new 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 current and 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!

Responsibilities for this role include:
-Generating new business with prospecting, cold calling, presenting, and closing
-Maintaining and growing share for current business and providing excellent customer service
-Selling across all our platforms; television, digital, promotions and creative services
-Building well thought out, strategic advertising plans

Desired Skills and Experience
1-3 years of successful sales or marketing experience, media sales and digital experience preferred
Qualified applicants, complete online application and attach resume with cover letter.

Pre-employment drug screen, background check and MVR required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

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