Full Time Job

VP, Sales, NBC & Dallas


Fort Worth, TX 05-06-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

Job Description

The NBCU Dallas-Ft. Worth Local Group is looking for a dynamic leader to lead our integrated Sales team. As Vice President of Sales, you will be responsible for setting strategy and pricing expectations, communicating those strategies with sales managers and sellers, managing and analyzing inventory, and executing creative sales approaches to grow market share. This position will report to the President & General Manager of Dallas-Ft. Worth.

• Provide strategic direction to setting and maintaining sales targets and new business development opportunities for Local and National Sales. Manage, and be held accountable for team revenue goals across Local linear and non-linear platforms.
• Create strategies for increasing share of available advertising budgets. Develop sales strategies and action plans for identified opportunities that clearly define objectives, goals, win strategies, schedules, and action assignments.
• Identify high value advertiser categories and a strategy to initiate conversations with key advertisers in the categories.
• Ascertain clients/agencies needs and put together customized solutions based on their marketing objectives.
• Work cooperatively and in partnership with the other station departments such as News, Creative Services, Digital, and Community Relations to ensure growth in revenue and increased profitability through all station channels and special events.
• Work cooperatively and in partnership with other NBCU owned station markets and Network Sales, in order to increase the revenue generating potential for the local stations.
• Prepare monthly revenue operating reviews and revenue projections. Work closely with station management in the preparation of the station budget.
• Direct the station's sales effort through direct communication and detailed planning. Drive accountability and provide feedback to the Sales team. Work with team on strategies to improve the Sales process.
• Oversee entire sales department and ensure employees work and sell with integrity and uphold company standards. Clearly communicate expectations of performance and establish and maintain a professional and motivated staff.
• Ensure consistent station image throughout commercials, promotional materials, and events.
• Attract, hire, and retain outstanding sales talent to build future pipeline.



Required Qualifications:
• Minimum 8 years of progressive experience in a broadcast, digital sales or marketing role
• Minimum 5 years of experience managing a sales team
• Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and direct responsibility for growing revenue in the television sales industry

Desired Characteristics:
• Excellent communication and presentation skills; Ability to articulate all deal points in a clear and concise manner to client and agency decision makers, as well as internal constituents
• Demonstrated leadership skills including an ability to work across divisions and departments
• Must possess a driving ''want-to win'' attitude with a proven track record of sales/marketing achievements
• Solid background in building and cultivating strategic relationships
• Proven track record in driving, developing and mentoring high performance teams
• The ability to lead change with creativity and imagination
• Experience with and an understanding of the digital/new media industry
• Thorough knowledge of the Dallas-Ft. Worth market, including but not limited to current events, local businesses, and business issues
• A results-driven focus and a detail-oriented mindset
• Successful track record and proven ability to persuade, build consensus, and work on a collaborative team basis, driving multiple projects simultaneously
• Bachelor's degree is a plus

Additional Requirements:
• This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.
• Must be able to travel as needed
• Must be willing to work in Ft. Worth just south of DFW airport
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have a valid Driver's License

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0x4k6-44-223-39-67-42 in your application.