Full Time Job

Director Of Sales


Washington, DC 04-17-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
DC News Now has an immediate opening for a Director of Sales. This role is part of a newly formed duopoly in the Washington, DC Market #8 DMA. The Director of Sales will report directly to the General Manager while working closely with other Department Heads to consistently deliver on the station's strategic goals for growth. We are looking for an energetic leader who will build on the success of our Integrated Marketing sales team. A successful candidate will have business acumen with a high sense of urgency. They must have strong interpersonal skills and be visible in the station and in the community. Responsible for achieving all revenue goals by building a plan, communicating that plan, and driving that plan.

This is a chance to live and work in great part of the country. In addition to being the center of the nation's politics – and a region brimming with local news and sports – it's a great place to call home. The city is home to some of the best museums in the country, including the Smithsonian, the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Archives. There are year-round theaters with live shows and concerts. You can find street festivals and farmer's markets. And for the sports enthusiast, the region hosts professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey, and soccer teams. The area has National Parks, walking and biking trails. Plus, the restaurant scene is top-notch with more than 20 restaurants receiving Michelin starts in 2021 alone. This is a great place to grow your career, compete in a large market and a great place to live.
• Create unique and customized media plans for high profile buyers leveraging Nexstar Digital's full suite of products that can include but not limited to: OTT, Video, Social, Data, Addressable.
• Meet and exceed sales quota leveraging Nexstar's growing suite of products.
• Ability to manage a client pipeline and project revenue utilizing a CRM.
• Fluency in ad technology and video advertising with strong communication and presentation skills.
• Demonstrated track record of strategic sales and revenue growth in the digital video ecosystem.
• Communicate efficiently both externally and internally across multiple teams.
• Ability to credibly influence decision makers and develop tailored solutions.
• Highly organized, with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work in a team-oriented collaborative fashion.
• Willingness to take on additional opportunities as company expands.

• Bachelor's Degree
• 3+ years experience in selling TV, Video and Digital
• Strong attention to detail and an excellent team player
• Familiarity in using Microsoft Office suite of products
• Willing to Travel
• Experience selling across multiple advertising products portion following- working in OTT, display, video and data a plus.
• Fluency in ad technology and video advertising with strong communication and presentation skills
• Self-starter capable of flourishing in high-growth environments
• Energy and passion for growing a digital video advertising business

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro804p-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.