Account Executive

JOB TITLE: Account Executive
STATION: KTUU
DEPARTMENT: Sales
FSLA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: General Sales Manager
LOCATION: KTUU-TV, 501 E. 40th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99503
• KTUU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER•

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

JOB SUMMARY:
The Sales Account Executive must manage active business and is responsible for identifying and attract key prospects as new business. The Sales Account Executive must represent themselves and KTUU-TV with the utmost professionalism, and serve as a local business expert with the knowledge and creativity to craft effective client promotions. A keen sense of the market is key. Must be able to forecast accurately and build/maintain excellent client relationships.

GENERATION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Sell advertising consistent with station policies and rate guidelines
• Responsible for the negotiation of rates with local clients
• Service existing accounts and create special sales opportunities specific to each client
• Seek out and win the business of new advertisers through successful marketing of self and the KTUU-TV brand.
• Assist in the production of client's needs and act as a liaison with all departments
• Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned
• Willing to seek out new information through research and utilize in client proposals effectively
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related degree is preferred. Television sales experience preferred
• Wide Orbit, Microsoft Excel experience is preferred
• Ability to get along with others and maintain effective interdepartmental relationships
• Some negotiation skills are required
• Valid Alaska drivers license required. Must be insurable.