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Sales - Account Executive - WILX

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WILX - Lansing, MI

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Description:

Gray Television: 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 WILX: WILX is an NBC affiliate, located in Lansing Michigan. WILX is owned by Gray Television Inc., one of the fastest growing broadcast and digital media groups in the nation. WILX produces a total of 46 hours of news per week, 26.5 for WILX and 19.5 for the local Fox affiliate WSYM. A market leader in News, digital, and social media WILX, News 10 is home to Emmy award winning reporters, and recipient of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters “Station of the Year” award. Lansing, a vibrant, diverse, stable city is a great place to live and work. A community with a rich history, full of hard-working, caring people, striving to make Mid-Michigan their place they call home. Applicants are encouraged to learn more about WILX at, http://www.wilx.com/content/news?article=402309165&disable=ads. Apply today! Job Summary: WILX Media, a Gray Television station located in Lansing, Michigan has a rare opening for an experienced Account Executive to join our team of integrated marketing/advertising professionals. At WILX, we help businesses “find and keep their very best customers” through the use of effective marketing and advertising. If you have media sales experience and see yourself as a high-energy creative individual that likes working with people, this could be your opportunity to work better hours and make more money at the top-billing media company in mid-Michigan. The right candidate will be smart, as well as a good communicator, and know how to use creativity to solve problems, develop ad campaigns, and motivate others. You’ll be given a list of current clients, but your real job will be to develop new business to grow and maintain a full customer portfolio. We offer a paid training salary, medical/dental, 401(k), vacation and other benefits including opportunity for advancement. Our commission structure will allow you to grow without limits. And at WILX… we like to have fun! We believe that BIG IDEAS = BIG RESULTS and we develop advertising that really works. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Work with local and regional companies to grow their business through effective marketing.

Requirements:

• Media sales experience. • Excellent writing and communication skills. • Ability to work independently and manage your time effectively. • Ability to use creativity to solve problems. • Ability to develop campaigns and motivate others. • A real desire to understand your clients and their businesses. • A thirst for ongoing learning: advertising, marketing, television, digital. • Experience selling digital products/strategies including audience targeting, social media, PPC, SEO. • Excellent knowledge of presentation software, MS Office products and CRM software. • Must meet the Gray Television driving requirements and have a valid driver’s license.

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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.