ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KWCH

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

 

About KWCH:

KWCH-12 CBS Affiliate – #1 rated legacy station, located in Wichita Kansas and covering two thirds of the state, has a proud heritage with a forward thinking strategy. KWCH-12 is the market leader with viewers relying on news and weather coverage. Along with dominant news ratings, the #1 website and digital advertising offerings,  you will have the opportunity to sell NFL (including Kansas City Chiefs Pre-season) March Madness, PGA Golf and CBS Primetime, we deliver the results for our advertisers.  You will also sell KSCW featuring News at 7-9am, 4pm, 6:30pm and 9pm, and the stations Always on Storm Team 12, Heroes and Icons and Antenna TV.

 

Job Summary:

KWCH/KSCW is currently looking to a winning candidate to our successful television & digital sales department in Wichita, KS. As the dominant media company in the area, we have tremendous advertising products – both on-air and online.

 

General Responsibilities

We’re seeking a hard-working, well-organized, and high energy candidate with great people skills. The successful candidate will generate revenue by selling advertising to local businesses on the station’s multiple platforms and increase shares on existing business.

The position offers excellent earnings potential and full benefits – including group health & dental, PTO and 401(k).

 

 

 

 

Requirements:

 

  • Accountability within a Sales environment
  • A positive, results-oriented attitude
  • Ability to cold call and diagnose challenges and opportunities of local businesses
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills
  • 2+ years advertising sales experience preferred

 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or Business preferred Licensing/Certifications: Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

 

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 Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

To apply for this job please visit my.peoplematter.com.