• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Meridian,MS

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 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 WTOK:

WTOK-TV is a trusted ABC network station with a history of serving the communities of eastern Mississippi and Western Alabama with top rated news, weather, and sports. We also offer syndicated programming on the CW and myTOK networks. We take pride in serving our viewers, our community, and our advertisers for 70 years.
Our mission is to be engaged with the community and promote civic and economic development with a focus on improving the lives of our viewers. We use cutting edge technology to provide accurate and timely news information on television and digital platforms.

Job Summary/Description:

WTOK-TV is looking to grow its already commanding share of the local broadcast and digital revenue market. To do so, we are looking for the next high-level consultant to join our team. Our ideal hire will be self-motivated to exceed expectations and possess strong consultancy skills and an entrepreneurial spirit. This candidate thrives in a position that holds no limits to growth or success. The Business Development Consultant role is a sales role responsible for identifying, qualifying, and acquiring new prospects and connecting them with our innovative marketing solutions to help them grow their business. This is a role focused on acquiring high-quality clients with significant short and long-term revenue potential.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

• Research opportunities in our market, generate and follow through on sales leads both warm and cold, and manage an active pipeline of potential revenue.
• Maintain a consistent pipeline, build pipeline velocity, and forecast with accuracy monthly.
Responsible for the full sales cycle from prospect to close.
• Expected to become an expert in marketing and provide insights, recommendations, and consultancy to build productive and long-lasting relationships with clients.
• Design and present marketing presentations professionally and enthusiastically.
• Meets or exceeds sales expectations, goals, and budgets and manages their own book of sales revenue for retention and growth opportunities.
• Communicate and collaborate effectively internally across all WTOK departments and support staff.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Outside sales experience preferred.
• Microsoft Office Word and Excel experience preferred.
• Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills are a plus.
• Self-motivated, high-energy salesperson.
• Excellent organizational, time management, verbal, and writing skills.
• Ability to be a team player.
• A strong work ethic and the ability to formulate and execute a daily plan are a must.
• Must meet the Gray Television driving requirements and have a valid driver's license.

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WTOK-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.


JOB EXPERIENCE

• Outside sales experience preferred.
• Microsoft Office Word and Excel experience preferred.
• Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills are a plus.
• Self-motivated, high-energy salesperson.
• Excellent organizational, time management, verbal, and writing skills.
• Ability to be a team player.
• A strong work ethic and the ability to formulate and execute a daily plan are a must.
• Must meet the Gray Television driving requirements and have a valid driver's license.


REQUIREMENTS

• Outside sales experience preferred.
• Microsoft Office Word and Excel experience preferred.
• Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills are a plus.
• Self-motivated, high-energy salesperson.
• Excellent organizational, time management, verbal, and writing skills.
• Ability to be a team player.
• A strong work ethic and the ability to formulate and execute a daily plan are a must.
• Must meet the Gray Television driving requirements and have a valid driver's license.


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

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