- Full Time
- Tucson, AZ
At KOLD, a Gray Television station and the CBS affiliated located in Tucson, Arizona celebrating our 70th year is on a growth trajectory. It is our job and inherent desire to be the best local television station in Tucson, Arizona, and the #1 digital platform across the state, region, and the country. We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in our local news, entertainment, information, and public service programming. KOLD 13 NEWS currently produces 62 hours of news per week. As the market leader in news, digital, and social media, KOLD 13 NEWS is LIVE, LOCAL & LATEBREAKING. Tucson’s plentiful sunshine, natural beauty, and diverse culture lend to an active lifestyle rich in great food, Hundreds of miles of hiking trails, from the Sonoran Desert, to the Sky Islands peaks 9,000 feet above sea level, provide breathtaking views, unforgettable sunsets, and access to nature for all ages and abilities, challenging biking trails, and unforgettable experiences.
KOLD 13 NEWS, a Gray Television station and the CBS affiliate located in Tucson, Arizona has a rare rare opening for an experienced Account Executive to join our team of integrated marketing/advertising professionals. At KOLD 13 NEWS, we help businesses “find and keep their very best customers” using effective marketing and advertising. If you have media sales experience and see yourself as a high-energy creative individual that likes working with people, this could be your opportunity to work better hours and make more money at the top-billing media company in Southern Arizona. You’ll be given a list of current clients, but your real job will be to develop new business to grow and maintain a full customer portfolio.
Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:
• Sell advertising to local businesses both on-air and digital.
• Grow and maintain a full customer portfolio.
• Develop new business.
• Develop ad campaigns.
• Media sales experience.
• Business to business sales.
• Excellent writing and communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and manage your time effectively.
• Ability to use creativity to solve problems.
• Ability to develop campaigns and motivate others.
• A real desire to understand your clients and their businesses.
• A thirst for ongoing learning: advertising, marketing, television, digital.
• Excellent knowledge with Wide Orbit, WOMS, ComScore and Nielsen.
• Experience selling digital products/strategies including audience targeting, social media,native content and PPC.
• Excellent knowledge of presentation software, MS Office products and CRM software.
• Must meet the Gray Television driving requirements and have a valid driver’s license.
Qualified, interested applicants may 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
KOLD-TV/Gray Television Group, 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, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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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.
To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.