General Sales Manager

Job Description
WSET is looking for a strong General Sales Manager to help guide our local and national and digital sales efforts. This position requires an individual who possesses strong leadership skills who can direct a local sales team in selling new business and creating revenue streams through a multi-screen integrated approach. The candidate must have a successful track record in sales management, staff recruitment and developmental skills as well as strong leadership capabilities.
Experience:
In this position you will: 
  • Achieve/exceed budgeted financial goals and grow the station's revenue share
  • Train, manage, and motivate all sales personnel
  • Manage sales for the station including local, national, new business television and digital interactive revenue stream
  • Train sales team to sell products and services via Digital Solutions and Mobile Marketing
  • Lead sales promotions and develop non-traditional revenue sources
  • Manage and control sales revenue by developing strong relationships with local clients
  • Work with the promotions department to create sales opportunities
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Additional responsibilities will include exceeding revenue goals, forecasting, inventory control and pricing, sales promotion, development of non-traditional revenue sources, as well as new media and strategic planning. Excellent inventory management is essential, and familiarity with OSI a plus!
Requirements: 
  • 3-5 years experience in TV Sales Management
  • Hands on TV advertising sales and operational background is a must
  • Ability to grow revenue through digital interactive and other approaches
  • Strong and positive leadership skills
  • Highly skilled leader, negotiator and motivator
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A proven track record of new business success is a must
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OSI or WideOrbit preferred
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/
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