Local Sales Manager - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com

CBS4 WHBF-TV Quad Cities

Local Sales Manager

Local Sales Manager - CBS4, the CBS affiliate in the Quad Cities, is seeking a hands-on Local Sales Manager to lead our team of hungry sellers.  

Position Summary:

The Local Sales Manager is responsible for leading the day to day operations of the Sales department, including development of new business and achievement of revenue goals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:   

  • Provides leadership for the broadcast/web sales teams, to include performance evaluations.
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
  • Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, national, eMedia and new product revenue.     
  • Drives new business development.
  • Manages inventory and revenue forecasting.
  • Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals.
  • Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures.
  • Manages Accounts Receivable.
  • Calls on accounts with Account Executives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Minimum three years' experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  •  Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

 Physical Demands & Work Environment:

 The Sales Manager must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

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