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Local Sales Manager


Lawton, OK 06-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Local Sales Manager - KSWO

About KSWO:

KSWO is a heritage ABC affiliate in the Wichita Falls/Lawton DMA celebrating over 70 years of serving our community. KSWO is counted on to provide outstanding news, weather, and entertainment to our communities in 17 Oklahoma and Texas counties.

The top-rated station in southwest Oklahoma and north Texas leads the market in weather coverage with the First Alert Weather team, the largest group of meteorologists tracking storms in the southern plains. Lawton is ideally located halfway between Oklahoma City and the Dallas/ Fort Worth metroplex. Our region is known for the rugged beauty of the Wichita Mountains and the National Wildlife Refuge, a hiker's paradise. Affordable living, great outdoor adventures, and proximity to major cities and their attractions make the Lawton – Wichita Falls market an exciting opportunity for career growth.

Job Summary/Description:

We are looking for an experienced Sales Manager to lead our successful sales department as a Local Sales Manager. We are looking for an in-the-trenches and on-the-streets leader to work directly with sales team to impact business. The person we hire will be responsible for working with the sales management team and account executives to meet their client's goals as well as our internal goals. This person will oversee sales for KSWO (ABC), NSWO (MeTV), and KKTM (Telemundo), as well as KSWO Digital Media.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Work in collaboration with management team to foster and promote a positive, winning culture
• Recruit, coach, train, and develop multi-platform sellers
• Manage and price inventory, forecast revenue, and create sales reports
• Strong communication skills with good follow-through and work ethic
• Accompany team on sales calls
• Responsible for hitting yearly sales budgets
• Work across departments to meet the goals of the clients and company

• 2+ years of sales management experience
• Organized with acute attention to detail and follow-through
• Strong computer skills, with experience with Wide Orbit, Matrix, and Microsoft Office products preferred
• Excellent time management
• Skilled at presenting, negotiating, closing deals, and building long-term relationships
• College Degree preferred
• Must meet the Gray Television driving requirements and have a valid driver's license

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KSWO-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq0n96-44-222-64-76-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.