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Digital Sales Manager

Gray Television

Jackson, MS 01-05-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About WLBT:

WLBT-TV, is the #1 rated local TV broadcast and digital media in Central Mississippi. We are a dominate NBC affiliate that consistently produces award winning local news coverage. Jackson, MS is market #97 with a 24 county DMA. Jackson, MS is Mississippi's largest TV DMA, serving as the state capital, with several local universities, and home to the largest medical facilities in the state, including the prestigious University of Mississippi Medical School. Jackson is located within a short drive from beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, New Orleans, Memphis, Birmingham, Nashville, Dallas and Atlanta. If you love SEC sports, we have four schools (Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Alabama and LSU) less than three hours away. And Saints, Pelicans and Grizzlies fans are an easy three hour drive from NOLA and Memphis. The Jackson metro is the economic hub of Mississippi and a great place to work, live, and raise a family.

Job Summary/Description:

WLBT is looking for our next great DSM. We are the dominate #1 digital audience provider and revenue generator in the Jackson, MS market. This opportunity is perfect for a top performing digital AE who wants to earn their first management stripe and grow their career.

The ideal Digital Sales Manager for WLBT is an experienced leader with a passion for the magic behind digital capabilities and ready to continue to grow our already dominate digital position in the Jackson marketplace. This role will allow the right candidate to work alongside some the best and brightest in the business while overseeing our digital strategy and having fun in the field helping clients reach their business goals using our products.

Primary responsibilities for leading the Digital Sales efforts are designed to meet/exceed revenue goals and include but are not limited to:
- Working alongside the Sales Management team to coordinate combined sales efforts, create effective systems and procedures
- Provide digital and sales training to the Account Executives and Sales Assistants
- Assist with developing sales presentations and collateral using up to date research materials provide by Gray Digital Media
- Maintain campaign tracking, delivery, and reporting to provide optimization suggestions and fulfillment campaign expectations
- Oversee pricing and packages to ensure they remain competitive while meeting with company standards
- Promote a winning, positive culture, be a team player, and have passion for helping clients grow their business

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Ability to translate and communicate problems into opportunities
- Creativity and nimbleness are essential
- Presentation experience, excellent written and verbal communications skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects, manage time wisely, and prioritize projects and people
- Creativity and nimbleness are essential
- Presentation experience, excellent written and verbal communications skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects, manage time wisely, and prioritize projects and people
- Strong computer skills, proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, social media, etc.
- The ideal candidate would have minimum of two years digital sales experience

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwz45j-44-213-63-130-42 in your application.

Company Profile
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.