Account Executive

Company: Gray Television
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Location: Quincy, IL
Full Time

Details:
Explosive sales opportunities await you at WGEM-TV! WGEM is a passionate family of marketers driven only by our clients’ success!

At WGEM, we love to consult, create and collaborate in our own special way. A free flow of ideas, optimism, solutions and hard work make us who we are.

Join us!

WGEM is looking for an experienced marketing sales professional with market-leading knowledge and a passion for broadcast and digital marketing in our Quincy – Hannibal – Keokuk market to fill an Account Executive position.

Do you have what it takes to join our stellar team?
• Strong track record in broadcast and digital sales
• Superstar status in driving customer outcomes through identifying, meeting and exceeding customer goals
• Excellent relationship skills with a special talent for business development
• Were born to work in a fast-paced, growing marketplace

Job Duties:
• Prospect local and regional businesses to present and close broadcast and digital marketing solutions
• Conduct in-person presentations of our marketing services
• Set individual goals and work with General Sales Manager to exceed these goals
• Participate in local networking/philanthropic organizations

Requirements:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, computer skills, be highly organized and able to work independently.
• Media Sales experience
• Four-year college degree and/or equivalent experience preferred
• Understanding of broadcast and digital marketing products and analytics software; industry certifications valued
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Experience:
Prior experience in marketing, sales or customer service is preferred, but not required.

Why WGEM-TV?
• We’re a television station focused on our viewers, providing news, weather and sports to its viewing communities. Owned by Gray Television, Inc., is a nimble and forward-thinking powerhouse committed to our markets and our teams
• WGEM partners with only the best industry-leading providers and deliver solutions you will be proud to represent
• Excellent comprehensive benefits package, including 401k
• Come see why WGEM has a reputation for being one of the best television stations in the business. We would love to see your cover letter and resume,

Contact:
Please send resume to:
Kyle Awerkamp, General Sales Manager
WGEM-TV
513 Hampshire St, Quincy, IL 62301
-OR-
Email it to: kawerkamp@wgem.com

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

WGEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.