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WPBN / WGTU is looking for a strong General / Digital Sales Manager to help guide our local and national sales efforts. This position requires an individual who possesses strong leadership skills who can direct a local sales team in selling new business and creating revenue streams through a multi-screen integrated approach. The candidate must have a successful track record in sales management, staff recruitment and developmental skills as well as strong leadership capabilities.
In this position, you will:
Achieve/exceed budgeted financial goals and grow the station's revenue share
Manage sales for the station including local, national, new business television and digital interactive revenue stream
Lead sales promotions and develop non-traditional revenue sources
Manage and control sales revenue by developing strong relationships with local clients
Work with the promotions department to create sales opportunities
Meet with staff regularly to provide digital platform training, support and innovative integrations and develop new growth and revenue for Sinclair markets
Maintain high level communications with all station and corporate management, sales staff, as well as vendors
Execute digital and Broadcast training for sales management, account executives and content producers
Meet with vendors and potential vendors to improve existing and develop new programs as well as find and develop new initiatives and programs to advance the digital team
Gather new media technology and content information and research to provide the station with the most competitive advantage
Other responsibilities as assigned
Additional responsibilities will include exceeding revenue goals, forecasting, inventory control and pricing, sales promotion, development of non-traditional revenue sources, as well as new media and strategic planning.
Requirements and Qualifications:
At least 3-5 years experience in TV Sales Management
Hands on TV advertising sales and operational background is a must
Ability to grow revenue through digital interactive and other approaches
Strong and positive leadership skills
Highly skilled leader, negotiator and motivator
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to lead, train and direct professionals successfully
Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives, social media and content
A proven track record of new business success is a must
Word, Excel, PowerPoint and WideOrbit preferred
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