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Gray Television


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 WDBJ:

WDBJ7, WZBJ, and WDBJ7.com are Gray-owned dominant CBS-affiliated media powerhouse in beautiful Roanoke, Virginia. Known as “Your Hometown StationĀ®”, WDBJ7 and WZBJ serve 26 counties across the Blue Ridge Mountain region and produce more than 60.5 hours of award-winning local news coverage, more than any of its competitors in the Roanoke/Lynchburg market.

Headquartered in a state-of-the-art digital broadcast center in Roanoke, Virginia, the station also operates Virginia bureaus in Lynchburg, Blacksburg, Lexington, and Danville. For more than 63 years, WDBJ7 has been the number-one station of choice for viewers from Roanoke to Lynchburg and across the New River Valley.

Job Summary/Description:  

WDBJ7 has an opening for a full-time sales support person. Primary duty is providing administrative support to the sales team and managing the front desk. Skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are needed. Individual will prepare PowerPoint presentations, data entry for sales orders, and assist account executives and sales managers. Experience in media traffic and data entry preferred. Candidate must have experience working with the public and have a strong customer service ethic.

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

– Generate and update presentation materials using PowerPoint
– Assist sales team with digital and TV orders/campaigns
– Communicate effectively with account executives and management
– Check new orders, revisions, and pre-emptions and make goods
– Keep accurate records of accounts
– Create informational and research pieces using Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
– Assist sales managers and account executives
– Key in advertising orders and revisions for digital and TV when necessary
– Handle pre-emptions and make goods when necessary
– Create reports as needed
– Verify accuracy of times, date/dates, and overall compliance to ensure contracts are error-free
– Sort daily mail, open and stamp all checks
– Prepare daily bank deposit
– Perform other job-related duties as assigned


– Proficient working knowledge of Excel, Word and Powerpoint
– Knowledge of digital and broadcast advertising space
– Excellent data entry skills
– Proficient with office equipment
– Must be customer service oriented and have experience working with the public
– Must have good problem-solving skills
– Must be adaptable to change
– Must have a strong attention to detail, maintain accurate records
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize
– Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
– Ability to work independently with little supervision, yet committed to team environment
– Must have excellent time management and organizational skills
– Ability to remain calm in the midst of chaos
– Ability to get along with others
– Communicate effectively and clearly with employees and callers
– Must be dependable and punctual
– Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment
– Must represent the company with professionalism and integrity
– Must maintain a high level of confidentiality

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)

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





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.