Now Hiring: 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: February 6th, 2018 at 5 pm

Qualifications:
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related degree is preferred.
Experience:
Television 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.

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.

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