Now Hiring: Sales Account Executive

Title: Sales Account Executive

Department: Broadcast & Digital Sales

Reports To: Local Sales Manager

FLSA: Salary, Exempt

Status: Full-time (40+ hours per week)

Purpose: The Sales Account Executive will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business, and must have a keen sense of the market. Must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships.

Deadline to apply: May 9, 2019 at 5 pm

Qualifications:

Education:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related degree is preferred.

Experience:

· Television and digital sales experience preferred.

· Wide Orbit, Microsoft Excel experience is preferred.

Essential Skills:

· Sell advertising consistent with station policies and rate guidelines.

· Responsible for the negotiation of rates with local clients.

· Service existing accounts and create special sales opportunities specific to each client.

· Assist in the production of client’s needs and act as a liaison with all departments.

· Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

· Willing to learn all research and utilize in client proposals effectively.

Essential Functions:

· Wide Orbit, Microsoft Excel experience is preferred.

· Ability to get along with others and maintain effective interdepartmental relationships.

· Some negotiation skills are required.

· Ability to communicate effectively is required.

· Must represent the station with professionalism and integrity.

· Must be highly organized and detail oriented.

· Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors, and customers.

Working Conditions:

· Sitting 25%, standing/walking 75%. Ability to lift and carry 10 – 25 lbs. for short distances. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear. Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.

· Work is performed in a controlled atmosphere. Some exposure to atmospheric conditions may be encountered. A majority of time is spent at the station, but some local trips are expected. Client meetings and presentations will necessitate trips away from the station.

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Licensing Requirements:

· Must hold a valid Missouri driver’s license and be insurable.

To Apply: www.gray.tv/applynow

KYTV/KSPR is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

All job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screen and an acceptable driving record for driving positions.

This job description does not necessarily contain all of the actual or essential duties of this position.