BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) –
2727 Russellville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
About gray television:
Gray Television supports the interests of the local community by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in every market we serve. Gray owns and / or operates leading television stations and digital properties in 93 television markets, including the first or second highest rated television station in 86 markets. We are an unrivaled streaming pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
We constantly strive for excellence. By upgrading to the latest technology and finding new ways to stay on top of our markets, we are focused on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business.
WBKO Television is the premier source of local news and entertainment in the Bowling Green area and operates subsidiaries ABC, FOX and CW. Nestled in the heart of south-central Kentucky between Louisville and Nashville, WBKO is home to Emmy and AP award-winning mentors with a combined experience of over 75 years. We provide employees with the opportunity to learn other jobs with the latest industry equipment and software, a live news experience, and encouragement to volunteer in the community. Over the past 15 years, we’ve helped raise over $ 9 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. We also love being a part of the community by participating in activities including ringing the bell for The Salvation Army on Christmas, helping promote United Way Caring Day, and jumping into the icy water for Junior’s Penguin Plunge. Achievement.
WBKO is part of Gray Media, which owns and / or operates stations in 93 television markets. Our employees have moved to Nashville, Louisville, Discovery Channel, Turner Broadcasting, ESPN and many other markets across the country.
Bowling Green is Kentucky’s fastest growing town and is “designed for fun” as the home of the Corvette, the Bowling Green Hot Rods baseball team, and countless caves and ready-to-walk trails. to be explored! Mammoth Cave National Park, the longest known cave system in the world, is also just down I-65. The arts scene is active in Bowling Green with the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC), which brings together nationally recognized artists and productions. WBKO works closely with Western Kentucky University by broadcasting a weekly “View From the Hill” segment and by covering its programs and Division I sports teams.
WBKO takes pride in serving our community and encouraging our employees to grow professionally, be more community oriented and have fun in a family environment.
Summary / Job Description:
WBKO has an opening for an account manager, which will have an impact and make a difference with our clients as well as with our team. Join a sales culture of enthusiastic, positive, motivated, confident and winning people.
The successful candidate will be responsible (but not limited to) for the following:
• Prospect and generate new business with strong managerial and client support • Provide excellent customer service • Sell on all our platforms; television, digital, promotions and creative services • Learn and develop well-thought-out strategic advertising plans
Qualities / Requirements:
• 1-3 years of successful sales or marketing, media and digital sales experience preferred
Interested candidates can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on “apply now”, we encourage you to upload your CV and cover letter
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to the requirements of federal law, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each location where the company has facilities. This policy applies to all conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, time off, compensation and training .
Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, information. genetics, disability or veteran status. Inappropriate interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their duties may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully immunized against the coronavirus by the first working day to the extent permitted by applicable law, unless you are eligible for medical or religious accommodation.
1-3 years: 1 to 3 years of successful sales or marketing experience
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