Account Executive

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 91 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 STATION:
KKTV is located in picturesque Downtown Colorado Springs in Colorado, and with breathtaking views of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, it’s immediately easy to see why people are flocking to colorful Southern Colorado! KKTV 11 News is the Breaking News and Weather Leader in Southern Colorado, and we always put the safety of our viewers first. With more than 65 years of excellence in the community, a multitude of awards including Emmy, Murrow, and Colorado Broadcaster’s Association awards, and state-of-the-art technology, being the leader in the community is integral to the culture of KKTV. Our departments work together as a team to serve our community. We are involved with local non-profits like Pikes Peak United Way and Care and Share Food Bank, and we sponsor fun events like the annual Christmas parade and balloon festival. We work hard and we also like to have fun together. Southern Colorado is our home, and we strive every day to make it an even better place to live and work.

JOB SUMMARY:
Excel at new business development. Implement marketing strategies to expand existing customer base while providing quality customer service. Negotiate transactional business with local and regional agency accounts. Willing to take on challenges and build new positive customer relationships and expand existing customer relationships. Team player.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Develop new broadcast revenue
-Develop new Web revenue
- Detail oriented in application to:
Broadcast schedules
Traffic instructions
Production instruction
Budget reviews
-Prepare avails and advertising packages
-Collections
-Professional image

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Bachelor's Degree preferred
-2-5 years experience in sales/ media
-Valid Colorado Drivers License/own car
- Computer
-Knowledge of Nielsen Media Research, Marketron and OSI
-Self-motivated

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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