WLBT, an 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 entirely on Local Direct, non-transactional business.
- 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