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Account Executive

Company/organization: KYTV
Contact: Lacie Burk
Phone: 417-268-3000
Website: http://www.gray.tv/applynow

Purpose:                    The Sales Account Executive will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business, and must have a keen sense of the market. Must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related degree is preferred.


  • Television and digital sales experience preferred.
  • Wide Orbit, Microsoft Excel experience is preferred.

Essential Skills:

  • 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.
  • 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 learn all research and utilize in client proposals effectively.


Essential Functions:

  • Wide Orbit, Microsoft Excel experience is preferred.
  • Ability to get along with others and maintain effective interdepartmental relationships.
  • Some negotiation skills are required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively is required.
  • Must represent the station with professionalism and integrity.
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors, and customers.


Working Conditions: 

  • Sitting 25%, standing/walking 75%. Ability to lift and carry 10 – 25 lbs. for short distances.  While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear. Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.
  • Work is performed in a controlled atmosphere. Some exposure to atmospheric conditions may be encountered.  A majority of time is spent at the station, but some local trips are expected. Client meetings and presentations will necessitate trips away from the station.

Licensing Requirements: 

  • Must hold a valid Missouri driver’s license and be insurable.


To Apply:       www.gray.tv/applynow




KYTV/KSPR is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


All job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screen and an acceptable driving record for driving positions.

This job description does not necessarily contain all of the actual or essential duties of this position.


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