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.
WVUE- FOX 8 in New Orleans is the #1 rated News station in the competitive New Orleans Market. FOX 8 is committed to providing in-depth investigative stories that affect change, hold the powerful accountable, and shine a light on public corruption. FOX 8 recognizes the responsibility of keeping the viewing public safe and informed about the world around them delivering all the news, information and entertainment viewers want and need to know. With this mission in mind, FOX 8 is committed to serving as the Weather Authority for Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi and continues to lead in the field of investigative journalism. Fox 8 is committed to innovation and continued evolution in the use of existing technology producing roughly 60 hours of news and locally originated programming per week. With a station based in Mid-City New Orleans, WVUE employees work, live and play in one of the nation’s most vibrant and unique cities. Job Summary/Description: Are you an aggressive and goal-oriented person with a strong competitive drive and determination to win? A natural relationship builder and collaborator, often viewed by others as a thought leader? Are you interested in a sales job that allows you to do what you do best- sell, sell and sell! Gray TV is the industry leader in Multi-Platform sales and marketing and we are looking for Star Sales professionals who want to join this revolution. This position requires someone with a high level of tenacity and closing ability in order to achieve set sales quotas within the assigned territory. This production utilizes an audience-based sales approach, selling across all product platforms, to provide marketing solutions of current and new customers. A great Account Executive must possess extensive industry and market knowledge such that they assist their clients in defining discrete marketing objectives and then recommending high impact solutions. Gray TV believes in a client focused approach and prides itself on addressing clients’ needs, crafting custom solutions and consistently delivering results. The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following: • Conduct thorough client needs analyses, present proposed strategic solutions and tactics and provide follow-up assessments of advertising effectiveness. • Utilize expanded B2B marketing resources to build compelling and creative solutions in a competitive landscape. • Develop new business and maintain current business within the assigned territory. • Sell across all product platforms, broadcast as well as digital to include OTT. The individuals who will become our Account Executives are enthusiastic, driven, self-motivated, hunters and confident with an entrepreneurial spirt-if this sounds like you, we invite you to apply today.
Requirements:• BA or BS in Business, Marketing or Advertising preferred. • 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience required with interactive/digital experience preferred. ** Qualified applicants, Drug screen and MVR check required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V/ ** ◘ Come join our dynamic sales team, apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (WVUE-TV) and attach your resume along with cover letter
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