• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Lake Charles,LA

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, reaching 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. By upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KPLC:

KPLC is located in beautiful Lake Charles, Louisiana. Situated along Lake Charles and the Calcasieu River, Lake Charles is known for its industry, booming economy, and culture. Lake Charles is the fifth-largest city in Louisiana. KPLC began broadcasting in the summer of 1954 and is consistently one of the nation's most innovative and most-watched television stations, ranking among the top 5 Nielsen-rated stations nationally throughout the year.

Job Summary/Description:  

KPLC is currently searching for a Multimedia Marketing Consultant to work with local businesses to help them generate sales and increase their profitability. This position utilizes an audience-based sales approach, selling across all product platforms to provide marketing solutions to current and new customers. All candidates should have proven closing abilities, be skilled at cold calling, and can develop New Business. Candidate must be enthusiastic, confident, driven, and a self-motivated hunter. If you excel at developing new clients, selling multi-platform solutions, creating unique ideas to market products, and have sales experience, then you would make a great addition to our team.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Create a strategic business plan to meet and exceed revenue goals and targets on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
• Develop new local direct business
• Conduct Needs Analysis and account reviews to uncover the customer's most essential needs.
• Demonstrate product knowledge and value to customers.
• Create and deliver formal presentations to clients/prospects
• Provide follow-up assessments of advertising effectiveness
• Collaborate with Traffic personnel to provide timely and accurate traffic instructions
• Use CRM (Matrix) to manage day-to-day activity, weekly/quarterly projections
• Conduct account maintenance including make-goods, posts reports, aging & collections

Qualifications/Requirements: 

• Bachelor's or equivalent combination of education (experience in outside sales considered a plus)
• Self-motivated and enthusiastic personality is crucial
• Must be able to manage time effectively, work independently and as part of a team
• Strong written and oral communication skills, proficient in using MS Office products and CRM software
• A real desire to understand clients and their business needs
• Must be creative, flexible, and able to adapt to industry changes
• Ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and complete specific tasks on time
• Driver’s license and dependable transportation required
• MVR required

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)

KPLC-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.


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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