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Director of Sales

logo Location:  Corpus Christi TX
Control #:  109907T
Description:  

Were looking for a dynamic and hands on sales leader to be our next Director of Sales for our Corpus Christi Broadcast group. Are you capable of more and want to be well compensated for delivering results for both the company and your clients? Heres your chance! This rare opening with KRIS Communications, the leading Broadcaster in the Coastal Bend, oversees the sales operation for 5 TV stations (NBC, CBS, CW, Telemundo, and KDF) and co-manages the sales of our full service digital agency including two local news websites.

This rewarding, fast paced, position requires a proven media sales expert with a history of leadership in all aspects of television and digital sales. Duties include; creating a positive productive culture while exceeding Television and Digital sales goals in part through strong New Business Development, pricing and maximizing inventory, recruiting additional staff as needed, and mentoring and training your existing team of managers and sellers at various career levels.

The Director of Sales (DOS) will work closely with the GM and Digital Director of Sales to develop and implement custom training as needed for this high-performance sales team. The DOS is responsible for maintaining a positive, energized sales team and fostering a culture that rewards excellence and budget achievement. DOS is responsible for guiding HRP National Sales and serving a large base regional business while continuing to identify and grow local direct revenues.

Have what it takes? Then we want to meet you. In your communication be sure to outline the skills needed; examples of strong leadership, excellent verbal and written communication, advertising sales management experience, a strategic approach to driving revenue growth, proven ability to recruit, motivate and maintain a successful sales team.

The DOS candidate must have experience using research tools including ComScore and Nielsen, high proficiency with Matrix for Media CRM software for forecast and business analysis, ROI media reports, expertise with Wide Orbit Traffic and Media Sales systems, and Microsoft Office applications. Automated Television buying experience and any other software skills are a plus as the position works closely with Digital Sales on audience extension, SEM, SEO, Paid Social, online video, GA, GDN, and etc.

A minimum of 3 years of media sales management is required. College degree or equivalent experience preferred. This full-time position located in Corpus Christi, will report directly to the President & General Manager.

If you are interested in applying for this amazing opportunity, please send resume and salary requirements to: Greg McAlister gmcalister@kristv.com.

KRIS Communications is proud to be part of Cordillera Communications, a division of the family owned Evening Post Industries Company.

KRIS Communications is an equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment screening is required including a driving record check and drug screening. Valid Texas driver license will be required. Posted 3/13/18.

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