ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - WBKO
About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 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.
WBKO is home to award-winning journalism in the heart of south-central Kentucky between Louisville and Nashville. WBKO is the dominant source for local news and entertainment in the Bowling Green area and operates the ABC, FOX, Telemundo, and CW affiliates. We are proud to serve our community and nurture our employees to grow professionally in an encouraging environment. Bowling Green is the third largest and fastest growing city in Kentucky and is “geared for fun” as the home of the Corvette, the Bowling Green Hot Rods baseball team, an active arts scene, countless caves and hiking trails, ready to be explored!
WBKO News has an exciting opportunity for a New Business Account Executive to join our Sales team! We provide the culture, tools, and environment for you to achieve unlimited earning potential, offering Digital and Television Marketing and Advertising solutions to our area businesses and beyond. The ever-changing and expanding offerings in the digital advertising space make this position most suitable for someone with a passion for, and the ability to embrace new and emerging technologies. We offer an extensive compensation and benefits package: Salary + Commission, paid training, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401K with matching, and paid time off.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Prospecting for and generating New Business with strong managerial and customer support
- Providing excellent customer service
- Selling across all our platforms; television, digital, promotions, and creative services
- Learning how to and building well thought out, strategic advertising plans
- Other responsibilities as needed.
- 1-3 years of successful sales or marketing experience, media sales, and digital experience preferred
- Motor Vehicle Record check required.
Qualified, interested applicants may 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 that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)
WBKO-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company
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, and 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 prior by the first workday.
1-3 years: 1-3 years of successful sales or marketing experience
Copyright 2021 WBKO. All rights reserved.