Full Time Job

Digital Sales Manager / Local Sales Manager

CBS-13

Portland, ME 09-13-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
At WGME CBS 13/WPFO FOX 23 in Portland, Maine we don't just respect creativity, we cherish it. Through effective TV and digital advertising, you have the power to transform human behavior and help our client's brands discover the roles in people's lives. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Digital Sales Manager/Local Sales Manager who will ensure that all digital objectives, including internet and mobile, maintain or exceed company revenue growth goals, to join our award-winning sales team. Candidate must have proven leadership in providing support and feedback to sales team.

Your responsibilities include:
• Meet with sales staff regularly to provide support and feedback on digital platform integrations or opportunities for our customers.
• Meet and/or communicate with clients regularly to help expedite the closing process to achieve/exceed revenue goals
• Improve existing and develop new initiatives and programs to advance the digital team
• Maintain a well-developed sales team by identifying future staff requirements within sales department
• Execute training for sales management, marketing consultants and new hires
• Ensure effective onboarding of new hires including smooth transition of existing clients to new hire's portfolio
• Gather new media technology, content information and research to provide the sales team with the most competitive advantage
• Maintain high level communications with all station and corporate management, sales staff, as well as vendors
• Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses
• Sell commercial advertising time and digital products to local advertisers
• Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective sales solutions, promotions, and service
• Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives
• Ensure sales team achieves revenue targets across existing, new, and digital business lines
• Ensure client results, satisfaction and retention and attend sales meetings with key clients to accelerate sales cycle, grow accounts and demonstrate commitment to client success
• Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:
• Strong organizational, written and presentation skills
• Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives, social media, and content
• 5 years digital experience, preferably in a TV sales environment and team management
• Competitive, energetic and self-starter
• Ability to lead, train and inspire sales professionals
• Ability to accurately forecast revenue based on client pending and pipelines
• Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
• Broadcast or television management experience is a PLUS

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9eovk-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.