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Regional Account Executive – Gray Television, Central Nebraska

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

We constantly strive for excellence. By upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business.

About the Lincoln/Hastings/Kearney Family: The Gray Television family in the Lincoln/Hastings/Kearney, Nebraska and North Platte, Nebraska markets includes KOLN/KGIN (CBS), KSNB (NBC), KNOP (NBC), KNPL (CBS), KIIT (FOX), KCWH (CW) and NSNB (MeTV). The stations reach 70% of Nebraska and a good portion of northern Kansas and dominate the markets by offering most of the top-rated network, syndicated, and local news programming available. For 70 years, we’ve taken pride in serving our viewers, our community, and our advertisers.

Job Summary/Description: The Regional/Transactional Account Executive generates revenue through advertising sales by servicing new and existing clients. The Regional/Transactional Account Executive will be evaluated on achieving minimum revenue budget goals, market budget share, client service, thorough, accurate paperwork, teamwork, and attitude. The Regional/Transactional Account Executive must dress and act in a business-like and professional manner and represent our company in a positive way.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

1. Avail and negotiate new and existing regional/transactional business.

2. Steward regional/transactional business.

    a. Makegoods

    b. Late runs

    c. Pre and post logs

    d. Aging, collections, and billing adjustments

3. Achieve individual revenue budgets.

4. Develop and maximize revenue through incremental and digital spending and increased market share.

5. Develop and maintain good agency/account relationships.

6. Interact with the Traffic Department to ensure that the broadcast schedule airs as ordered.

7. Assist GSM with inventory management.

8. Assist GSM and LSMs with research and packaging

9. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

1. Education –

    a. Minimum of a High School degree (college degree preferred)

2. Experience –                                                                                                                                                                                      a. Prior advertising sales experience preferred (television, digital, radio, print, outdoor, etc.)

3. Skills and Technical Ability –                                                                                                                                                            a. Proficiency in math, writing, listening, and verbal communications skills.

    b. Organization and time management skills.

    c. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a reliable automobile.

4. Personal Characteristics –                                                                                                                                                                a. Must possess good listening, speaking, and presentation skills.

    b. Must have good phone manners.

    c. Must have a pleasant personality and social skills.

    d. Must maintain business-like and professional dress and appearance.

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”, upload your cover letter, resume, and references

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

KOLN/KSNB-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: 1/11/2024

Closing Date: 4/10/2024

City: Lincoln – 68503

State: Nebraska

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