Full Time Job

Sr. Political Manager - Hybrid


Washington, DC 08-16-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The E.W. Scripps is a premier media organization headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio with a political office in Washington DC. This office has a great opportunity for a Sr. Political Manager to join their team. This important role is responsible for selling commercial airtime and digital solutions to candidates as well as advocacy accounts.

• Sell OTT and digital solutions to direct accounts and advertising agencies specializing in, but not limited to, political and advocacy advertising.
• Develop and maintain strong client relationships.
• Negotiate advertising rates with new and existing accounts to maximize share of revenue.
• Prepare and present marketing proposals utilizing qualitative and quantitative research.
• Manage company resources necessary to close proposed business and develop and conduct executive level presentations and/or demonstrations that may require interaction and coordination with marketing, ad operations and other company support staff.
• Establishes sales objectives by projecting expected sales volumes for existing and new products.
• Maintains sales volume by tracking changing trends, economic indicators, competitors and supply and demand.
• Contributing to the development of existing and new products.
• Build relationships across divisions at Scripps in order to maximize revenue potential.

• BS/BA in related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 5+ years of successful sales experience in political media sales.
• Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close.

• Digital and political sales expertise.
• Ability to develop a network of contacts.
• Demonstrated excellent communication and organizational skills in a fast-paced sales environment.
• Ability to quickly develop trusted relationships with clients and deliver world-class customer service.
• Experience working with Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, Power Point, and Access.
• Excellent attention to detail.

• Extensive Scripps Sales Process training.
• A career path to grow your professional experiences.
• Uncapped sales commission.
• Full benefits; medical, dental and vision.
• Retirement savings plan with company match.



Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re9691-18-206-194-21-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.