Local Sales Manager

WLBT-TV Jackson, MS

WLBT, #1 Dominate NBC affiliate in Jackson MS, is currently recruiting for a dynamic leader to become Local Sales Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

• Candidate must possess strong leadership, motivational and sales skills along with a proven track record of success.

• Manage a team of Media Sales Consultants and Success Coordinators that focus mostly on Local Direct, non-transactional business, and achieving new business goals.

• Exceptional skills in recruiting, coaching, and training exceptional sellers is a must.

• Achieving digital and broadcast sales objectives, building relationships, communicating clearly and the ability to forecast, budget and execute a strategic plan is critical.

• Spreadsheet and above average TV sales software skills are important, including Wide Orbit, Matrix, Comscore, and Media Sales.

• If you are a critical thinker, possess a strong work ethic and have the desire to lead a first class sales team with innovative and new ideas, please apply online and attach cover letter and resume.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university. Two or more years related experience.

Required skills include pro-active creative leadership, new business development, sales training,

relationship building and a successful track record in television sales.

 

Qualified applicants apply online and attach resume with cover letter. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

 

Applications for employment are now submitted electronically. If you are interested in applying, please visit https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/9685/local-sales-manager/job

Closing Date

2/25/2019