KWES - Local Sales Manager
This opportunity is at the intersection of where bold ideas meet huge expectations. You will lead the development of a team of account executives who serve clients to reach their target audience through some of the most diverse and well-known media platforms.
You should be inspired to guide the sales team in the business of advertising, have a strong drive to partner with leading local businesses to help them grow, and have a relentless commitment to delivering best in class advertising solutions tailored to our clients’ individual needs.
At a minimum, you must possess:
NewsWest 9 commits to investing in your success through thorough training, a vigorous development into cutting edge products and advertising opportunities. As part of our team, you’ll work alongside some of the brightest and most experienced people in our industry to deliver fresh and innovative digital and traditional marketing and advertising services for area businesses.
Prior sales leadership experience a plus. Expected proficiency with numbers, writing, listening and verbal skills a must. Must be organized and excel in time management. Valid driver’s license required. A track record of being a team player, working cooperatively with all other departments within the company, and exhibiting exemplary communication skills is a must. This position requires that you be highly organized and possess a desire to see others succeed. Strong digital knowledge. Work schedule may vary depending on station and client needs. Occasional overnight travel may be required.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required, 2-5 years of prior advertising sales experience preferred. Proficient in all Microsoft products such as PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter. No phone calls please. Pre-employment drug screen and MVR required. EOE-M/F/D/V
ABOUT NEWSWEST 9:
NewsWest 9 is an NBC, CW, and Telemundo Television Affiliate. The station also operates La Ley Radio, a dominant regional Mexican formatted FM radio station. In addition to TV and radio, NewsWest 9 efforts a sizeable digital footprint with 2 desktop websites and accompanying mobile platforms, plus presence on Roku and Amazon Fire. Known as West Texas’ source for local news and top performing entertainment and sports, the station serves the 23 country area of West Texas known as the Permian Basin.