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Account Executive - Wmtv

Madison, Wisconsin
Job Type
31 May 2021
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 85 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 WMTV:

WMTV is the NBC affiliate and Gray Television-owned station serving south central Wisconsin. We are the #1 station-leading the market in news and weather coverage. We're recognized for sharing information with accuracy and immediacy on our digital platforms. WMTV was recently named "News Operation of the Year" by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for coverage airing in 2019. WMTV is located in Madison, just 1.5 hours from Milwaukee, 2.5 hours from Chicago and 5 hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul. We are an award-winning team and work in a state-of-the-art facility that provides employees the best technology and one of the best newsrooms in the nation. Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin and home to the Big 10's University of Wisconsin - Madison. Madison is consistently voted one of the best places in the country to live.

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Job Summary/Description:

Are you a high-energy creative individual that likes working with people? WMTV is seeking an energetic media salesperson with the primary responsibility of growing advertising revenue with existing accounts and through new business development on all WMTV properties including NBC, CW, and other digital offerings.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

* Develop new business and deliver advertising results for clients
* Identify and present marketing solutions to variety of local businesses in a variety of fields
* Prospect for new accounts - make cold calls to secure needs analysis meetings and peak businesses interest with all the exciting programs and products we have to offer
* Research accounts and the marketplace on a consistent basis
* Work with Creative Services on commercial production, Traffic department on advertising copy traffic, Finance department on invoicing, discrepancies, collection issues


* Personable with excellent verbal and written communications skills
* Effectively manage time and resources
* Effective problem solving and organizational skills
* Detail Oriented with a strong work ethic and follow through
* Understanding of core marketing principles
* Proficient with MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
* Bachelor's Degree Preferred
* Valid drivers license with driving requirements

We offer a comprehensive training for new Account Executives, medical/dental, 401(k), vacation, retirement, and other benefits. Our commission structure will allow you to grow without limits.

◘ Come join our dynamic team, apply online at #currentopenings search for station call letters and attach your resume

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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  • Job Reference: 295832190-2
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2021
  • Recruiter: Gray Television
  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent