Broadcast Sales Manager

By on Oct, 28 2016 with Comments 0

New Orleans, LA – WVUE FOX8, FOX8Live.com and BOUNCE TV is seeking a highly experienced Local Broadcast Sales Manager. We are looking for the right person – one with a minimum of 4+ years media sales experience, Local Sales Manager experience is desired. This role will lead our newly redesigned sales team. This will be a very fast paced and challenging position with most of your time spent in front of clients and not in the office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Collaborate with Director of Sales in recruitment, training and effective management of sales team, oversight of new business efforts, including accountability for sales goals and inventory management, grow relationships with key decision makers, assist in inventory management and pricing.

Skills: Computer software (Power-Point, Word, Excel, etc.) competency required. Industry tools including but not limited to Comscore, Wideorbit Media Sales, AdMall and Media-line. Needs to work well with direct clients, able to train staff and help them exceed revenue goals for all platforms, must have the ability to look forward and create plans that will help the station reach revenue goals.

Qualifications: At least 4 years broadcast sales experience, with television/digital sales and management experience preferred. Proven success in developmental business and multimedia platforms including digital and mobile applications. Thorough knowledge of ratings and the ability to create presentations utilizing comparative values. College degree preferred.

As a powerhouse station in New Orleans, WVUE is the official station of the New Orleans Saints. WVUE is also home to the many exciting sales opportunities offered as a FOX Affiliate such as the 2017 Super Bowl LI, NFL Football, MLB, Empire, and much more.

Primary Responsibilities
•Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals
•Maintain strong working relationships with all clients
•Represent a favorable station image
•Accurately project and forecast activity of all accounts
•Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
•Experience in Matrix, Wide Orbit Traffic and Wide Orbit Media Sales preferred
•Build local client relationships and nurture current business

Qualified applicants please apply online (Raycom Media Career site) and attach your resume and cover letter. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

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