Digital Sales Coordinator opening at WMC-TV Channel 5
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 94 television markets. During 2020, our stations were ranked first in 70 markets, and ranked first and/or second in 86 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.
WMC-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 5, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The station is owned by Gray Television. The station serves roughly the western third of Tennessee, northern Mississippi, eastern Arkansas and the southeastern corner of Missouri over the air, on satellite, and on various cable systems.
The Digital Sales Coordinator is an essential member of our team responsible for protecting revenue for our digital properties by booking digital business, optimizing orders, and following through on fulfillment for our advertising partners' digital campaigns. In this role, you will support the Account Executives, serving as a secondary point of contact for our clients when needed, as well as a project manager, booking, maintaining, and optimizing campaigns.
Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
Must have good communication skills and be able to interface with the sales team
Must demonstrate the ability to prioritize, multi-task and perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment
Must be computer proficient and able to learn industry specific software and create sales presentations
Broadcast and digital sales experience preferred
College degree with emphasis in Advertising, Marketing or Business preferred
Strong Microsoft office skills required, including Excel and Powerpoint
Strong mathematical skills required, include:
Order entry into Wide Orbit and Campaign entry / deployment
Run monthly campaign performance reports
Develop sales reporting material on campaign performances
Create engaging digital sales presentations with direction from account executives
Work with Account Executives to get all elements together for campaign deployment
Propensity to take on tasks and see them through the very end
Known for getting the job done well
Confident when talking to new people or asking tough questions
Thrives in a team atmosphere
Talented user and learner of new technology tools, software and systems
Picks up and masters new concepts quickly
Proven ability to juggle multiple projects in a changing, fast-paced environment
Curious and excited about marketing and media
This position will work in support of a team of Account Executives and report to the Digital Sales Manager. Completion of an employment drug test and clean MVR required.
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, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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