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Digital / Local Sales Manager


Fargo, ND 02-21-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Digital / Local Sales Manager - KVLY

About KVLY:

Valley News live is a member of Gray Television, a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We offer excellent benefits, dental, vision, 401(k) and of course a competitive salary as well as great fringe benefits. We are a company that is dedicated to producing quality news in a vibrant, fun college-town environment with incredible outdoor activities.

Job Summary/Description:

Valley News Live is looking for our next great DSM/LSM. The ideal Digital and Local Sales Manager for Valley News Live is an experienced leader with a passion for the magic behind our marketing capabilities and ready to continue to grow our already dominate marketing position in the Red River Valley. 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.

Duties/Responsible include (but not limited to) the following:
• Working alongside the Sales Management and the Sales 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
• • Guide and oversee the Local Sales Teams' selling efforts to achieve revenue goals with both Agency and Direct clients across all available platforms
• Develop and maintain excellent Local Advertiser and Agency relationships; making sales calls both on your own and with Account Executives
• Possess emphatic levels of customer service with the goal to exceed client's expectations
• Passion for coaching and developing multiplatform sellers • Generate revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective outside sales techniques

• 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
• Strong computer skills, proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, social media, etc.
• The ideal candidate would have minimum of two years digital sales experience

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, and references

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



Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4epy1-3-239-6-58-42 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.