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Digital Media Account Executive – WOWT TV, Omaha

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

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.

WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and with our leading broadcast news, we provide award-winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can’t be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men’s College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description: As a Digital Media Account Executive, you will be responsible for generating revenue through in-person business consultation with clients. This includes prospecting and developing new business opportunities across multiple industries.  Your success in this role will be measured by achieving high sales activities in prospecting, meetings with new clients, and proposals.  We provide comprehensive training to support your growth and success.

This is a salary/bonus position.

Please note – the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above

Qualifications/Requirements: The ideal candidate will work energetically and strategically to increase our market share for various digital products, including OTT/Streaming, targeted e-mail, programmatic display/video, paid social media, YouTube, SEM/SEO, and more.  Develop and maintain solid relationships with clients in person, understanding and communicating the value that digital solutions can bring to their advertising campaigns.  Collaborate with clients on strategic planning to achieve their advertising objectives. Actively seek new business opportunities and work towards winning them.  Meet and exceed sales activity targets and goals.  Adapt to varying work schedules, including occasional meetings or events outside regular working hours.

We are looking for energetic team members who are passionate about new business, enjoy strategic planning, and possess organizational skills. Must have effective communication and negotiation skills. Competence with Microsoft Office is required.

Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed)

We invite to join our sales team, interested applicants send your cover letter and resume, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WOWT -TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

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, and 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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 10/2/2023

Closing Date: 12/31/2023

City: Omaha – 68131

State: Nebraska

Contact:  If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.            

Apply Online URL: https://gray.tv/careers