Multimedia Account Executive

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 55 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

Job Summary:
WCJB TV20, The Gainesville CW, and MeTV have an immediate opening for a full-time Multimedia Account Executive in our Gainesville, FL office. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. If your passion is to help businesses grow by making the most of their marketing dollars, this job is for you. WCJB, Gainesville’s ABC affiliate and the most watched TV station in North Central Florida for over 45 years, is seeking an Account Executive to sell local television and digital advertising solutions.
Cultivating and enhancing customer relationships is crucial as there is heavy emphasis on generating new business. A polished disposition, strong work ethic, and a positive attitude are required. We offer fantastic benefits as we are part of the Gray television family of stations. This position does have a list of accounts from which to build. Join this fun and dynamic sales team today! We are a part of Gray Television and offer excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, 401K match, and more!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
>Make face to face outside sales visits
>Generate sales leads and close new business
>Sell products and services across all platforms (broadcast TV, digital, and social media)
>Provide input on sales promotion ideas
>Retain current clients and develop new business contacts
>Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service
>Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising
>Other duties as assigned

Position requirements:
>Sales experience preferred
>Proven track record of closing new business and/or building customer relationships
>Great communication and people skills
>Strong organizational and written skills
>Competitive, energetic and self-starter
>Professional appearance a must
>Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
>Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening

Please send your resume and cover letter to TOrwig@wcjb.com