Full Time Job

Multi-Platform Sales Manager


Bluefield, WV 03-11-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Multi-Platform Sales Manager - WVVA

About WVVA:

Nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in Nature's Air-Conditioned City, Bluefield, WV, WVVA TV is centrally located to many major markets. The two Virginia's are home to world-class white-water rafting, thousands of miles of hiking trails, skiing and so much more.

WVVA was named Station of the Year five times in eight years with an award-winning team and community service. We embody our slogan ''Here for You.''

Job Summary/Description:

WVVA Television, Inc., in Bluefield, WV has an exciting sales opportunity for you! We are looking for a Multi-Platform Sales Manager to lead our exceptional local sales team. This opportunity does not come around often!

Candidates should have 3-5 years of proven sales experience, lead by example and motivate experienced sellers. A successful leadership track record of generating digital sales, local new business, and non-traditional revenue would put you at the top of the list!

This position is responsible for a sales team that builds strong client relationships through exceptional campaign management. The candidate will be responsible for the following:
• Manages the Sales Team to achieve budget, both Agency and Local business.
• Develops and implements plans, new products, and effective sales presentations to generate new business.
• Develop and maintain good advertiser relationships and make sales calls with Account Executives.
• Manage inventory control and rate structure.
• Create and maintain local sales budgets and forecasting.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills are a must.
*** Please note, the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above ***

• Sales management and leadership experience preferred.
• Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with emphasis on Marketing or Advertising preferred.
• Experience with WideOrbit traffic system is a plus. However, there are great training opportunities for TV sales and digital sales.
• Strong verbal communication skills.
• Well versed in Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Power Point and Excel.
• Knowledge of Google Analytics preferred.
• Candidate must have a valid driver's license and pass a motor vehicle records check.

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-gwypek-34-239-154-240-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.