Sales - Account Executive - WHSV

    Gray Television
    50 N. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    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 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 87 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.
    About WHSV: 
    At WHSV we want to be the best first television news job at any station in the country. Many of our employees start here right out of college and within a few years most have developed their talents and skills to be marketable in a top 50 market. There is a huge opportunity to grow within the station. At any given time, one third of our staff has been promoted and many have been promoted more than once. Harrisonburg is ranked as market size 178 of 210 by Nielsen, but we don't act like a small market station. New employees are pleasantly surprised by our great facility, equipment, and tools to get the job done and most tell us they are amazed at what they learn in just the first 90 days. Our staff members have to do more which also means they get valuable, resume-building, cross training. A large number of our very successful alumni tell us over and over that they now appreciate all we expected them to do because it helped build such a strong foundation for their future success. WHSV has created a mentoring program and opportunities to participate in a leadership development program for top performers. We strive to give our staff as many opportunities as possible to work on special reports and projects.
    We want to become recognized as one of the very best stations in America. We want to be known for very high profitability while also being recognized for top performance in local news, the best first job in TV news and also station-wide team member development, a leader in digital performance and recognized for extraordinary community service.
    Job Summary: 
    WHSV-TV is searching for a motivated professional to join our sales team.  You'll work with a variety of businesses to provide television and digital advertising solutions that work, utilizing the most trusted local news source in the Shenandoah Valley, plus sports and entertainment programming on four major networks (ABC, CBS, FOX and MeTV).  You'll also help businesses take advantage of the latest in digital marketing tools - from website design to social media advertising and streaming video.  Previous sales experience may be helpful, but it's not required.  
    General Responsibilities:
    - Full sales training is provided
    - Must have strong presentation skills
    - Must be outgoing and comfortable meeting new people
    - Must be computer literate (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)


    - Must have reliable transportation and clean driving record
    ◘ Interested applicants can apply online at and attach resume

    Additional Info

    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.
    Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
    Posting ID: 547963347Posted: 2020-08-07