ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – WEEK/GRAY

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WEEK

Gray Television

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Description

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

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 WEEK:

Peoria, Illinois is the largest city on the Illinois River. Its beautiful riverfront is home to dozens of festivals and events year-round. The Peoria Civic Center hosts a variety of entertainment productions from ­­­­­top-selling musicians­­, Broadway musicals, and even Monster trucks! Sports fans are also right at home in Peoria which is home to both minor league baseball and hockey teams.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Job Summary/Description:

WEEK Television, Inc., the NBC and ABC affiliates in Peoria, Illinois, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced  Sales Account Executive.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Duties will require a strong focus on new business and non-traditional revenues with both television and digital platforms. Candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. One must also be accomplished with the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Must also be willing to learn and master industry-dedicated computer software applications.

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be an aggressive self-starter with excellent communication skills and a winning attitude. While prior television experience is preferred, sales experience in cable or radio will be considered. You will have the opportunity to manage an established account base. You must have the ability to develop creative marketing strategies and custom advertising solutions for new direct account development.

ADDITIONAL INFO

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.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.


HOW TO APPLY

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed? Our station invites you to send your cover letter and resume, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”

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