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 85 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.
WCJB TV20 ABC Affiliate - #1 rated legacy broadcast TV station located in beautiful North Central Florida has a proud heritage and an energetic newsroom. WCJB TV20 is the market leader, with viewers relying on us for news, weather, and sports coverage from Your Local Station. Along with the market's strongest news ratings and ever-expanding digital platforms, we deliver results for our advertisers. Gainesville is a sports town, and we cover our local high school sports teams with the same fervor we bring to our constant coverage of Florida Gator sports.
Although best known as the home of the University of Florida, Gainesville is also a medical hub with nationally recognized institutions including UF Health/Shands Hospital and North Florida Regional Medical Center. Corporations specializing in medical innovations have also made Gainesville their home. With a large college student population, multiple tech businesses have sprung up, leading to the development of the Innovation Hub and the Cade Center.
Local entertainment and the arts play a major role throughout North Central Florida with seasonal events year round. The National Hot Rod Association’s Gatornationals kicks off drag racing season in March. With national championships in multiple sports, there are plenty of Florida Gator events to follow throughout the school year. The scenic North Central Florida landscape includes rivers, lakes, and bubbling springs along with an abundance of pristine woodlands, rolling hills, and nature parks. Clean water, clear air, eco-friendly environment and safe, local communities make Gainesville and Alachua County one of the best places to live in America.
WCJB TV20, The Gainesville CW, and MeTV have an immediate opening for a full-time Sales Assistant in our Gainesville, FL office. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. This position assists Sale Managers with an emphasis on Digital. This is a very unique and special opportunity to break into media sales without media experience, so we’re looking for a special person to join our team. We are a part of Gray Television and offer excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, 401K match, and more!
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Order entry and report generation
• Working with clients and their campaigns
• Speaking with customers
• Assist with creating presentations
• Working with various departments
• Client visits and attend occasional community events
• General office duties
• Experience in a PC based environment using Microsoft products – Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
• Media experience not required
• Knowledge of digital applications and the digital universe a huge plus
• Detail oriented with an ability to multi-task
• Must be personable and enthusiastic
• Good organizational skills
• A track record of exceptional customer service
• Good follow up skills
• You don’t take yourself too seriously but you’re serious about your work
• You have integrity and do business the right way
• Must be able to pass a drug screening, DMV check, and background check
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’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings