Senior Sales Director
Employer: WMAQ Job Posted: 1/24/2020
Location: Chicago, IL Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

• Ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years’ broadcast sales management experience, with a proven track record of successful revenue generation as well as growing station shares; proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint; as well as knowledge of Wide Orbit and Sales Force.

• Proven ability to train, coach, and motivate a sales team to thrive in multi-platform business development.

• Strong understanding of digital and new media platforms

• Established Agency relationships at all levels. Direct Client contacts in the Midwest area a plus.

• Thorough understanding of the Chicago Hispanic and General Market sales dynamics.

• Has the creativity to develop targeted, customer focused marketing solutions using multiple media products including but not limited to television, web, mobile, multi-cast and OOH.

• Knows how to identify and recruit top talent.

• Has an excellent understanding of how to price effectively and manage inventory.

• Communicates clearly and consistently to upper management the station's inventory and pricing strategy, business development goals and current market conditions to drive results.

• Engaged with the local community and willing to dedicate time outside of the workday to entertain and socialize with clients and business community leaders.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must be willing to work in Chicago

• Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics
The following leadership skills are strongly desired:

• Bilingual oral and written skills a plus.

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

• Should be assertive, high energy, independent, self-motivated, results oriented and possess a strong sense of urgency

• Demonstrated ability in problem solving and negotiation with special emphasis on closing the sale

• Exceptional planning, organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment

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