Full Time Job

Director Of Sales

Nexstar

Albany, NY 07-13-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
News 10 ABC in Albany, New York is hiring a Director of Sales. The Director of Sales oversees all aspects of the Sales Department, including staff management, advertising inventory throughout all channels, revenue goal setting and achievement, and budgeting.
• Provides leadership for the broadcast/web sales teams
• Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees
• Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, national, eMedia and new product revenue
• Drives new business development
• Manages inventory and revenue forecasting
• Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals
• Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures
• Resolves customer complaints regarding sales and service
• Plans and directs staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and service programs
• Determines inventory, pricing and discount rates
• Creates and reviews operational records and reports to project sales and determine profitability
• Directs the Accounts Receivable efforts of the Sales Department
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum five years' experience in media sales
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
• Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxvy0q-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.