• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Lawton,OK

Gray Television

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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 KSWO:

KSWO is a heritage ABC affiliate in the Wichita Falls/Lawton DMA celebrating over 70 years of serving our community. KSWO is counted on to provide outstanding news, weather, and entertainment to our communities in 17 Oklahoma and Texas counties.

The top-rated station in southwest Oklahoma and north Texas leads the market in weather coverage with the First Alert Weather team, the largest group of meteorologists tracking storms in the southern plains. Lawton is ideally located halfway between Oklahoma City and the Dallas/ Fort Worth metroplex. Our region is known for the rugged beauty of the Wichita Mountains and the National Wildlife Refuge, a hiker’s paradise. Affordable living, great outdoor adventures, and proximity to major cities and their attractions make the Lawton – Wichita Falls market an exciting opportunity for career growth.

Job Summary/Description:  

We are looking for an experienced Sales Manager to lead our successful sales department as a General Sales Manager. We are looking for an in the trenches and on the streets leader to work directly with sales team to impact business. The person we hire will be responsible for working with the sales management team and account executives to meet their client's goals as well as our internal goals. This person will oversee sales for KSWO (ABC), NSWO (MeTV), and KKTM (Telemundo), as well as KSWO Digital Media.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

• Responsible for sales and creating a high-performance and successful sales team
• Manage and price inventory, forecast revenue, and create sales reports
• Strong communication skills with good follow-through and work ethic
• Coach and develop current Account Executives and recruit new Account Executives Build relationships with clients and ad agencies
• Accompany team on sales calls
• Responsible for hitting yearly sales budgets
• Work across departments to meet the goals of the clients and company

Qualifications/Requirements:

• 2+ years sales management experience
• Organized with acute attention to detail and follow-through
• Strong computer skills, with experience with Wide Orbit, Matrix, and Microsoft Office products preferred
• Excellent time management
• Skilled at presenting, negotiating, closing deals, and building long-term relationships
• College Degree preferred
• 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)

KSWO-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 fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday.


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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.

https://gray.tv/careers