Sales Manager

WKMG-TV posts FT position

WKMG News 6 Getting Results is a CBS Affiliate and a Graham Media Group station with strong community ties and top ratings.  We are known for our Getting Results reporting style and we are expanding our community involvement so that we have a major presence at all of our community events.  And, if that’s not enough, we also have a fully renovated, state-of-the-art media complex that excites the senses.

 

WKMG News 6 is looking for an energetic, organized and positive individual to lead WKMG’s local and national sales effort to achieve specific revenue and share goals.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

This individual will supervise Account Executives’ day-to-day efforts including new business.  Will work with National Reps on designated offices and assist the General Sales Manager in setting rates and managing inventory.  Must be able to develop and maintain positive client relationships with a high profile presence in the Orlando advertising community, as well as, maintain constant awareness of the competitive environment.  Will work closely with the sales management team on digital, national and local business to bring success to our client partner campaigns.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

 

Minimum 3+ years television sales management experience preferred.

Demonstrated success in cross-platform selling.

Proven ability to lead and motivate staff towards fullest potential.

Knowledge of sales, television research tools, vendor development, sales promotion, social media and special projects.

Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills.

College degree and strong computer skills preferred.

Valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the Company.

Reports to General Sales Manager

 

LOCATION OF POSITION:

 

WKMG -TV

4466 N. JOHN YOUNG PARKWAY

ORLANDO, FL  32804

 

TO APPLY PLEASE CONTACT:

 

Send resume to: Jim Hess, General Sales Manager , jhess@wkmg.com

No Phone Calls Please

 

Note:  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks.

 

WKMG-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, WKMG-TV will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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