Full Time Job

General Sales Manager


Palm Beach Gardens, FL 07-15-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

WPBF-TV is looking for an experienced General Sales Manager with an exceptional record of success. The ideal candidate must possess strong leadership, motivational and sales skills along with a proven track record of 5+ years GSM or LSM or equivalent experience. You must have skills in budgeting, forecasting, managing inventory, recruiting talented sales people and generating revenue.

Job Responsibilities:
• Manage and guide an experienced sales team to achieve station goals on all platforms.
• Develop, implement, and communicate sales strategies and action plans.
• Manage stations inventory and rates.
• Meet with clients and advertisers to maintain high visibility in the community.
• Create and manage non-traditional revenue and new business projects.
• Interface with station's national rep firm to set goals and objectives.
• Work with the promotion department to create sales
• Work with General Manager and other department managers to accomplish station objectives.

Experience Requirements:
• Five years broadcast sales management experience preferred
• Must have a proven track record of success in transactional, new business, digital and multi-platforms sales
• Past experience with managing an independent or non-traditional television station a plus

Qualifications Requirements:
• Candidates must possess strong leadership, motivational and sales skills with a proven track record of success.
• Must have the ability to price, forecast, and budget and execute a clear plan and vision.
• Creative selling abilities a must!
• • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel

• College degree
• Military training and experience will be considered

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.