Account Executive

Make your mark in Broadcasting. KWTX News 10 is the dominant TV station in the market, due to the combined strength of KWTX, CBS, CW12 and the web powerhouse KWTX.com. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to its employees. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KWTX News 10 and CW12 is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Sales Executive who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly - we are looking for hard-working salespeople who want to have FUN at work, make money and help local businesses grow.

Responsibilities will include:
• Generate revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective outside sales techniques
• Develop new business through selling commercial advertising time and other station products by reaching out to local businesses and other advertisers
• Create and present advertising strategies and ideas for local businesses incorporating TV, online and digital mediums
• Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management
• Retain current business and develop new business contacts
• Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service
• Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising

Required Skills

Qualifications:
• Strong organizational, written and presentation skills
• Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships
• Competitive, persuasive, energetic and self-motivated traits
• Ability to overcome objections
• Outside media sales experience preferred but not required
• Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win
• Professional appearance a must
• Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and insurance.

Our Sales Executives are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media in the industry, we want to hear from you!

Required Experience:

College Degree Preferred (but not required)
Sales Experience Preferred

Benefits
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, Uncapped Commission, Paid Vacation and Sick Leave.

Job Location
Waco/Temple/Killeen, Texas, United States
Company Location
KWTX / NWTX

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

More Reading
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KWTX Home Page
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KWTX-TV, an operating company of Gray Television is an equal opportunity employer.

All of KWTX employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of the application process, which includes a pre-employment drug test and DMV check.

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