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  General Sales Manager
Industry: TV Job Posted: 8/25/2019
Location: Midwest Region Job Status: Full Time
Experience Level: TBD

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Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KPTM / KXVO is looking for a strong General Sales Manager to help guide our local and national 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.

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
A proven track record of new business success is a must.

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!


At least 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
Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OSI or WideOrbit preferred



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