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Local Sales Manager

logo Location:  Omaha NE
Control #:  110082T
Description:  

WOWT NBC Omaha is your home for local news, weather, sports and entertainment in the heartland. WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state of the art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that canít be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to TD Ameritrade Park home of the NCAA Menís College World Series, and donít forget all of those fantastic award winning restaurants. Omaha is also popular for our booming downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market. The entire downtown area has been re-imagined with top tier restaurants, shopping, bars, clubs and a variety of art galleries. Want to be in the middle of it all? There are plenty of new and renovated condos ready for you to call home. Omaha is a cultural gem right in the middle of the country.

The Local Sales Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the sales department and the Account Executives. We are looking for a proven leader to develop a strategic sales plan with our management team to establish new business and provide new solutions for existing clients. The ideal candidate must be able to coach, and lead our team of Account Executives to reach individual and collective goals across all revenue platforms. This candidate must have a proven history of developing and executing successful sales campaigns. They should have previous sales management experience or be a successful seller looking to take the next step in their career. Bachelorís degree in Business, Marketing or equivalent is preferred. Strong people skills and the ability to communicate with other people are necessary. Prior advertising sales experience preferred including print, television, radio, outdoor. Strong Management skills. Valid Driverís license, and good driving record (will be reviewed).

Five yearsí experience in broadcast sales or equivalent. Some broadcast sales management experience. Matrix and Wide Orbit skills preferred. The LSM is responsible for helping the Account Executives reach station revenue goals, set pricing and inventory management for station. Ensure client results, satisfaction and retention. Supervises the Sales staff and sales assistants. Must be able to travel regionally to meet with clients.

Please apply online at https://www.gray.tv/applynow

EOE. Posted 1/14/19

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