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General Sales Manager

Hearst Television Inc


Location:
Manchester, NH
Date:
09/20/2017
2017-09-202017-10-19
Job Code:
2357
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General Sales Manager Jobs in Manchester, NH

General Sales Manager

   
Job ID:
2357
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
Sales
Location: Manchester, NH US
Station Name:
WMUR-TV

Job Description

WMUR-TV is looking for an experienced General Sales Manager with an exceptional record of success.  The ideal candidate must possess strong leadership, motivational and sales skills along with a proven track record of 5+ years GSM or LSM or equivalent experience.  You must have skills in budgeting, forecasting, managing inventory, recruiting talented sales people and generating revenue.

Job Responsibilities:                                     

  • Manage and guide an experienced sales team to achieve station goals on all platforms. 
  • Develop, implement, and communicate sales strategies and action plans.
  • Manage stations inventory and rates.
  • Meet with clients and advertisers to maintain high visibility in the community.
  • Create and manage non-traditional revenue and new business projects.
  • Interface with station's national rep firm to set goals and objectives.
  • Work with the promotion department to create sales opportunities
  • Work with General Manager and other department managers to accomplish station objectives.

Required Skills

  • Candidates must possess strong leadership, motivational and sales skills with a proven track record of success.
  • Must have the ability to price, forecast, and budget and ability to develop and execute a clear plan and vision.
  • Creative selling abilities a must! 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel

Education:                                        

  • College degree or equivalent work experience 

Required Experience

  • Five years broadcast sales management experience preferred
  • Must have a proven track record of success in transactional, new business, digital and multi-platforms sales
  • Experience with a large volume of political advertising is a plus
   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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