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Account Executive

Published: Sep. 2, 2021 at 12:50 PM EDT|Updated: May. 24, 2022 at 9:59 AM EDT
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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 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 day parts. 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. We are looking for an individual who is a self starter and enjoys meeting with and creating relationships with clients. Must be technologically savvy and have excellent communication skills. Must have a can-do, team player attitude to assist with broadcast and digital solutions.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are 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

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented? Please join our team, send your cover letter and resume, 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

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.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

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