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General Sales Manager

logo Location:  Medford OR
Control #:  109758T
Description:  

Heartland Mediaís KDRV-TV, the ABC and Antenna TV affiliate in Medford, Oregon is seeking a General Sales Manager to lead, develop, train, and motivate its team of sales managers and account executives.

This is a great opportunity to join a dominant station with the marketís top-rated newscasts, quality syndicated programming, and a broad range of digital products to market and sell.

We are looking for a proven leader to work with our Local and Digital Sales Managers to develop and challenge our team, drive new business development, create results driven solutions for local business, and help to build a fun and creative sales environment. The ideal candidate might be an LSM ready to move up.

Youíll work for Heartland Media, a company that expects top performance and results, but provides the support to win! Annual trips to NAB Small Market Exchange, a partnership with Jim Doyle and Associates, leading edge sales and digital tools and so much more. This is an opportunity to make a good sales team great through coaching, mentoring, and utilizing educational tools to further their skills.

Plus, youíll live and work in a sunny corner of the Pacific Northwest! Our station is located in beautiful Southern Oregon less than a 30 minute drive from the California border. Our station sits just minutes away from golfing, skiing, hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, hunting, fishing, the Britt Festivalís concerts under the stars, and the Tony award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

We offer great benefits including base salary, bonus, medical, dental, vision, and 401K.

Qualified candidates must have proven experience, including:

  • Excellent organizational, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • A high sense of urgency and ability to deliver results
  • A proven new business development track record
  • Exceptional success at hiring, managing and motivating top notch sellers
  • A strong training background, able to lead a team to higher revenues
  • A desire to grow in their career
  • An understanding of broadcast traffic and research systems Ė ideally OSI and Matrix
  • Strong background of building revenue from digital products

    Interested in learning more? Contact Mark Hatfield, VP & General Manager: markhatfield@kdrv.com.

    A pre-employment drug screen is required. Must possess or be able to obtain an Oregon driverís license. Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted 7/10/17

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