Local Account Executive

JOB OPENING: Local Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION: KWQC-TV6, NBC, the #1 station and dominant news provider in the Davenport, IA-Rock Island, IL DMA has an opportunity for a highly motivated self-starter who is interested in an exceptional opportunity to join our team. Candidate must be a quick-thinker willing to move at a fast pace and capable of successfully prospecting and generating professional relationships with local businesses. A well-rounded knowledge of sales strategies and marketing principles is preferred and a candidate with a proven record of success with local business sales will receive careful consideration. Our KWQC employees are expected to perform at market leading levels and maintain a personal motivation to succeed by helping others…if this describes and interests you, please apply.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Self-motivated and accountable.
• Exceptional persuasion and negotiation skills.
• Desire and ability to make face-to-face sales calls.
• Maintain excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Prospect and develop unique opportunities with digital platforms.
• Learn and expand knowledge of industry marketing tools.
• Keep a competitive nature and desire to win.
• Determination to develop and grow client businesses.
• Maintain a professional image and enthusiastic sales demeanor.
• A team player willing to assist others in achieving station goals.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants with a proven track record in a professional business sales field and a resume of client testimonials supporting their success will have an advantage however all honest and motivated candidates will be considered. Candidate will also be proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.

EDUCATION: College degree preferred, but not required.

TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants can apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check and drug screen required.

KWQC-TV6 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training, or promotion of employees by reasons of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, physical or mental handicap, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or age.

Please indicate in your correspondence exactly where you heard of this opening.