Account Executive - WOIO
at the following location(s):
WOIO - Cleveland, OH
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.
WOIO TV CBS 19, the CW 43 are the affiliates serving Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. The station that is "First, Fair, and Everywhere" produces over 50 hours of News on a weekly basis! We are the market's leader with our First Alert Weather - having won the most accurate weather in Cleveland for over 15 years! We carry Browns Football, the NFL, NCAA March Madness, PGA, and the number one network in the nation with CBS on WOIO. We are proud to be one of the highest rated CW affiliates in the country with WUAB! Our digital products offer top rated weather, news, entertainment apps (CLE Weekends) and multiple digital products to reach quality customers. We also produce original content with our OTT offerings to the Greater Cleveland communities.
Are you an aggressive and goal-oriented person with a strong competitive drive and determination to win? We are looking for a star sales professional who wants to join our team. Our Account Executives must possess industry knowledge, so they can assist their clients in defining discrete marketing objectives and recommend high impact solutions. The position requires someone with 2-3 years' sales experience and a high level of selling digital media. The position utilizes an audience-based sales approach, selling across all product platforms to provide marketing solutions to current and new customers. All candidates should have proven closing abilities, be skilled at cold calling, and can develop New Business.
Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Meeting and exceeding monthly and quarterly sales goals
- Use and learn data based - Cold calling and prospect for new clients
- Conduct thorough client needs analysis
- Present proposed strategic solutions and tactics
- Provide follow-up assessments of advertising effectiveness
Our Account Executive candidates will be enthusiastic, driven, self-motivated hunter, confident and will have an entrepreneurial spirit. If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply today. If you excel at selling multi-platform solutions and creating unique ideas to market products, then you would make a great addition to our team.
BA or BS in business marketing or advertising preferred 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience required Experience selling digital product strategies Excellent writing and communication skills, experience using MS Office products and CRM Software Qualified applicants, apply on-line and attach resume with cover letter. No phone calls please. Drug screen and MVR check required
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