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Account Executive

Gray Media Group, Inc.DBA KLTV

Location: Tyler, TX

Contact Name: Alison Clay

Web: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

Job Description

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 KLTV:

KLTV is the dominant station in the Tyler/Longview, TX area of East Texas. We are an ABC affiliate and have been #1 by every ratings measure, uninterrupted in every newscast for 20+ years. We also have a very powerful, dominant digital presence in the market. We are a leader in the industry in digital innovation and digital products--operating and populating 8 different apps and producing an 18-hour a day live streaming news service from our newsroom on OTT, desktop and on our mobile apps. Positive, encouraging workplace with an emphasis on teaching job skills. Dominant station preparing for the future in a very powerful company in this industry.  

Job Summary/Description:

KLTV-TV (ABC) the dominant #1 station in East Texas, TX has an immediate opening for a talented, motivated Account Executive to join our energetic and professional sales team in our Tyler office. 

We seek self-starters with a sense of urgency who can sell new business on-air, on-line, and on mobile platforms while maintaining and growing existing business. Candidates must be detail oriented and have excellent communication & customer service skills. Must have ability to exceed budget through new and existing business development.

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

High achiever with excellent communication skills, creativity, and persistence.
Strong work ethic and integrity.
Problem solving and organizational skills.
Applicants must be proficient working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Applicants should be prepared to have a robust new business goal of $200,000 annually.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • College degree preferred
  • Media and/or Marketing background is a plus
  • Self starter, with the ability to interact and influence others in a positive manner while working in a fast-paced environment
  • High achiever with excellent communication skills, creativity, and persistence
  • Strong work ethic and integrity
  • Problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to exceed budget through new and existing business development
  • Applicants must be proficient working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter

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.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.