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General Sales Manager

logo Location:  Missoula MT
Control #:  109810T

Cowles Montana Media is looking for a General Sales Manager for ABC, FOX and SWX in our Missoula and Kalispell markets. This position requires an individual with strong leadership abilities to direct our local sales team in creating new business and revenue streams through our multi-channel, multi-platform broadcast station.

Missoula-based GSM will oversee sales activity for KTMF Ė ABC, FOX & SWX in Missoula and Kalispell. Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue. Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The GSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. GSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Should have experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department's operational budgets.

2-3 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred), record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Comscore, Nielsen, Ad connections, Efficio, and Wide Orbit. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment required.

Candidate must possess a proven track record in client relationships, sales management, developmental skills and staff recruiting.

Requirements or Restrictions: Valid driver's license, clean driving record and proof of insured automobile coverage.

Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: or mail to:
Tom Ciprari
Station Manager
Cowles Montana Media Company
2200 Stephens Avenue
Missoula, MT, 59801

Cowles Montana Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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