Sales - Local Sales Manager - Kwtx Kwtx

Gray Television Waco , TX 76701

Posted 2 months ago

Description

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 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.

About KWTX:

KWTX-TV News 10 is the dominant television station for the Waco-Temple-Killeen market in the Heart of Texas. The CBS, CW, Telemundo, and MeTV affiliate, KWTX is the leader in every local newscast. A state-of-the-art facility with a brand new studio helps employees showcase their award-winning content. A storm-chasing vehicle called the Weather Edge gives our crews a mobile weather lab to track severe weather. But the station's most valuable resource is its people. KWTX is home to a dedicated group of employees, many of whom have called the station home for many years.

Community service is engrained in the culture of KWTX. We take pride in being able to say that no other station does it better. In 2016, the station was honored with the NAB's Service to America Award, recognizing the nation's top local TV station for community service. The Texas Association of Broadcasters also honored KWTX with its highest award for public service, The Bonner McLain Award.

Job Summary:

KWTX- TV News Channel 10 the CBS affiliate in Central Texas is looking for a dynamic, high energy, Local Sales Manager to lead our top-tier local sales team. The ideal candidate should be success-driven, motivated and highly knowledgeable in the digital space. We are looking for the best of the best to join our award winning, market leading, fire breathing sales team.

Those with common sense, a good sense of humor and a competitive need to win go to the front of the line. If you're ready to work for a dynamic, number-one television station with a fantastic sales team in a positive, fun atmosphere - this is the career for you.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruit, develop and oversee an elite group of highly performing local sales people

  • Work with the sales team to develop effective client-focused advertising plans using all media platforms

  • Ability to achieve digital and broadcast sales objectives, build relationships, communicate clearly and execute strategic sales plans

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, be extremely organized and have great time management skills

Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years of successful sales experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent is preferred

  • Proven ability to create client results using television and digital marketing

  • In-depth knowledge of television and digital processes

  • Extensive knowledge in Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge in Wide Orbit, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Matrix and ComScore is a plus

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