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Account Executive

Published: Sep. 2, 2021 at 12:50 PM EDT
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About Gray Television: Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 87 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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 WVIR: WVIR-TV/GVIR-TV NBC29/CW29/NBC29 Weather Plus is the dominant television station in the desirable Charlottesville market. NBC29 is consistently the top-rated station in all news dayparts. The station is located on the historic Downtown Mall in the heart of Charlottesville’s vibrant cultural district.

Job Summary: NBC29 is searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Account Executive to work with local businesses to help them grow through advertising. Sports, news and digital interests are a plus. We are looking for an individual who is a self starter and can thrive in a multiplatform environment.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Make face to face outside sales visits.
  • Generate sales leads and close new business.
  • Provide input on sales promotion ideas.
  • Retain current clients and develop new business contacts.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Professional appearance a must.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening.

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed? Our station invites you to send your cover letter and resume, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and click on “apply now.

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.

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