Full Time Job

Local Sales Manager

WBNG

Johnson City, NY 06-17-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Local Sales Manager - WBNG

About WBNG:

WBNG is the CBS affiliate in Binghamton, NY, also carrying the subchannels of The CW, MeTV, Court TV, and Grit. For over 70 years, WBNG has been a pioneer for new technology and at the pinnacle of breaking news coverage..

Job Summary/Description:

WBNG-TV, the CBS affiliate in Binghamton, New York, has an immediate opportunity for a strong leader in sales management for our multi-platform sales team. The ideal candidate will be driven, goal-oriented, customer-focused, and organized, with the ability to coach and motivate newer and experienced account executives. This important position on our leadership team gives you responsibility of revenue management for our station, which includes CBS, The CW, and MeTV, as well as digital opportunities on our website.

The successful candidate's responsibilities would include, but not be limited to:
• Create revenue-generating sales opportunities and solutions for all platforms of the station.
• Prepare annual goals and budgets.
• Collaborate regularly with the AE's on strategy and negotiations for key accounts.
• Consistently evaluate AE performance and provide effective training.
• Meet with all AE's weekly to ensure their professional development and success.
• Recruit and develop new talent.
• Meet with clients to develop and strengthen relationships and drive client retention.
• Effectively price and manage inventory and provide correct forecasting.
• Be active in the community, supporting our customers and local events.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• If you are results oriented, possess proven leadership ability, and have a great track record in revenue development, you may be our premier candidate.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5w1wz-18-232-177-219-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WBNG

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.