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General Sales Manager

logo Location:  Detroit MI
Control #:  110194R
Description:  

Salem Media Group in Detroit offers an EXCEPTIONAL opportunity for a qualified General Sales Manager for our cluster and digital division. The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality along with a drive to succeed and excellent communication skills. This person is expected to meet and exceed personal sales goals as well as meet and exceed the cluster’s team goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and grow personal and sales team accounts while developing new local direct accounts
  • Prospect, sell and lead the sales team in developing local direct multimedia advertising plans incorporating spot, digital, print, events & programmatic sales
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise a Sales team in accordance with company policy
  • Maintain accounts receivable collections in current and professional manner
  • Provide weekly projection/forecast reports to management
  • Attend station and client promotions (outside of normal business hours)
  • Assist creative services in the production of commercials
  • Other related duties as required
  • Maintain a positive and energetic leadership style with high integrity, strong work ethic and ownership of outcomes
  • 3-5 years of local media sales experience preferred
  • Proven record of meeting and exceeding sales objectives
  • Proven ability to solve local advertiser’s marketing challenges with creativity and intelligence
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Proficient in computer skills (Windows/PC, Microsoft Office, etc.)
  • Candidates must have a reliable, fully insured automobile, a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Applicants must agree to a background check

    We offer a competitive pay structure based on experience along with a full benefits package including paid holidays and vacation.

    Email resume in confidence to julie.milius@salemmedia.com

    Come see how Salem is DIFFERENT and why we’ve been awarded as a “Great Place to Work” and as a “Best and Brightest” employer.” Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer. Posted 8/8/19.

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