• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Springfield,MA

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 WGGB:

Named 2021 Station of the year by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, Western Mass News is a licensed television station in Springfield, Massachusetts, and serves the Pioneer Valley. Western Mass News is located in Springfield, MA and has the ABC (WGGB), CBS (WSHM) and FOX (EGGB) affiliates. Our three major networks and digital platforms speak daily to over half of Western Mass and the area businesses. We have Western Mass's most live programming, from major awards shows to all the major live sporting events.

Job Summary/Description:  

Western Mass News is searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Multimedia Sales Consultant to join our dynamic, professional sales team in Springfield, MA. Work with local business leaders to help them grow through advertising on our broadcast networks and through our full suite of premium digital advertising solutions.

Western Mass News is looking for a self-motivated individual who enjoys meeting with and creating relationships with local businesses to help them grow their businesses through digital and television marketing solutions. The Senior Multimedia Sales Consultant is responsible for collaborating with local businesses to help them achieve their business goals. Must be tech savvy as you will be educating and selling clients and array of digital solutions including OTT, SEO, audience targeting, social media and more. Excellent communication skills and a can-do, team-oriented attitude is a must. Candidates must have media sales experience (3-years preferred). We offer a base salary plus commission with no cap.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Prospect local and regional businesses and build relationships with key decision makers
• Conduct needs-analysis calls with businesses to determine opportunities for growth and how our solutions can help the business achieve their goals
• Conduct face-to-face outside sales calls with local and regional businesses to present advertising solutions
• Maintain relationships with clients and seek ways to drive help business’ achieve ongoing goals. Retention of clients is very important.
• Garner new business accounts to the station
• Achieve personal budget goals as assigned by station management
• Attend and engage in training meetings
• Handle other duties related to the above-mentioned duties
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Media sales experience is required (3+ years preferred)
• Professional appearance and presence is a must

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)

WGGB-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

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REQUIREMENTS

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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.

https://gray.tv/careers