MULTI-PLATFORM ADVERTISING (SALES) – WWSB
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.
For over 40 years WWSB, ABC7 has been the local news leader for Sarasota and Manatee counties along Florida’s Suncoast. WWSB is the only station with an extraordinary team of experienced journalists and meteorologists who cover the Suncoast’s local news, weather, and events exclusively.
As the most watched local TV station on the Suncoast, WWSB reaches more than 400,000 households every day. WWSB is carried on Comcast, Spectrum, Dish Network, DirecTV, all OTT devices/services, and available via digital antenna. From Port Charlotte to Palm Harbor, WWSB covers the entire Suncoast and beyond.
WWSB is proud to offer a positive workplace culture with extraordinary opportunity for growth.
We are seeking a dynamic self-motivated individual to join our team of media sales professionals. The position is responsible for maintaining and growing existing accounts while developing new business by providing excellent customer service and offering multi-platform advertising solutions which include broadcast television and an extensive suite of digital media solutions. Success will be measured by meeting and exceeding new, existing, and digital business development goals.
The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
– Add new business including broadcast, digital, promotions, and/or events
– Maintain relationships and campaigns with existing clients
– Oversee broadcast and digital ad production (including campaign development and copy writing)
– Work with departments within the station to execute effective advertising campaigns
– Perform all duties with integrity by embracing high ethical standards and adhering to company policies
– Represent WWSB in a positive, professional manner within the community we serve
The Ideal candidate will be goal-oriented with a strong competitive drive and determination to win. We are looking for a natural problem solver and relationship builder with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be able to learn and succeed in a fast-paced environment.
If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”
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.
Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
Financial: Inspired to perform well by monetary reimbursement
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business
2-5 years: Experience selling media preferred