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Local sales manager (Wichita, Kansas)

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:08 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Full time
Opportunity: 
Job
Details: 

 

KWCH/KSCW/KDCU is looking for a Local Sales Manager who can successfully lead a seasoned and dedicated team of sellers for our #1 CBS affiliate in Wichita, KS including satellite stations in Western Kansas and an extensive digital portfolio of products. The right person has a vision and plan to grow share, maximizes opportunities, understands digital, connects well with our clients and knows how to make a great team even better.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Managing all new local business efforts including accountability of new business sales goals

• Maximizing shares on all existing business

• Growing relationships with local advertisers

• Ability to conceptualize and create packages to generate revenue

• Assisting in inventory management and pricing

• Strategizing with General Sales Manager on recruitment, training and motivating of the local sales team

 Qualifications:

 • At least 5 years broadcast sales experience with television sales and management experience preferred

• Proven success in development of new business and multimedia platforms including station websites, mobile applications and audience extension products

• Strong knowledge of ratings

• Ability to create compelling sales presentations

• Computer software (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.) required

• Knowledge of Wide Orbit and Matrix are a plus

• College degree preferred

 Interested candidates please submit your resume to Director of Sales David Herrmann at dherrmann@kwch.com.