Sales Support Strategist

Website cleveland19news WOIO Cleveland 19 News

Posted on: June 28, 2024

Job Description

About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets, reaching 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. By upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business.

WOIO TV CBS 19, the CW 43 and WTCL Telemundo Cleveland are the affiliates serving Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. The stations that are “First, Fair, and Everywhere”, producing over 70 hours of news on a weekly basis. We are the market’s leader with our First Alert Weather – having won the most accurate weather in Cleveland for over 19 years! We carry Browns Football, NFL, March Madness, NCAA BB, NCAA FB, the PGA, LIV Golf, World Cup Soccer and the number one network in the nation with CBS on WOIO. We are proud to be one of the highest rated CW affiliates in the country with WUAB. WTCL -Telemundo Cleveland is the first local affiliate, broadcasting 2 daily newscasts in Spanish. Our digital products offer top rated weather, news, and multiple digital products to reach quality customers. We also produce original content with our OTT offerings to the Greater Cleveland communities.

Job Summary/Description:
Gray Television (WOIO CBS 19, WUAB CW 43, WTCL Telemundo Cleveland and Gray Digital Media) is looking for a smart, energetic Sales Support Strategist. You will work with the sales team to achieve revenue goals, support marketing campaign creation, and support both linear and digital media campaigns. The sales strategist will also assist in preparing proposals, presentations, sales collateral, and execution of sales orders. MVR Check is required.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Collaborate with sales team and build client solutions
• Work with sales team to build compelling multi-media sales presentations and campaign proof of performance reports
• Help plan strategic solutions and tactics for advertisers
• Work closely with digital team to coordinate execution and reporting of digital campaigns
• Client communications – perform as a liaison between clients and sales team, addressing inquiries, providing information, and ensuring client satisfaction
• Input broadcast and digital orders for account executives and sales managers

• Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and familiar with CRM software
• Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in work
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Graphic design experience (Adobe Premier Photoshop, Canva etc.) is an additional benefit
• Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment
• Previous advertising/marketing experience is preferred, but not required

WOIO/WUAB-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before or by the first workday.

How to Apply

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(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

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