National Sales Manager (NSM) for KIRO Television. KIRO, a CBS affiliate and a property of CMG Seattle, is comprised of KIRO Television, KIRO7.com, audience extension and other digital services.
Key Objective: Identify and drive national sales strategies for KIRO Television in order to achieve, then exceed, revenue and share goals while balancing overall station revenue and share goals with the Local Sales Managers and Digital Sales Manager.
Summary: With the support of the Director of Sales (DOS), the NSM leads the National sales efforts in partnership with CoxReps. We are seeking an innovative Sales Leader with a proven track record of success in achieving and exceeding station goals and objectives for all media platforms through:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Qualification Requirements: To execute this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Language Skills: The qualified candidate will have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and research in all forms; write reports and business correspondence; effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and customers.
Mathematical Skills: The qualified candidate will have excellent ability to calculate budgets, projections and commissions and other industry related calculations.
Reasoning Ability: The qualified candidate will have excellent problem solving skills and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. They will also have the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Required to maintain a valid Washington State driverís license and clean driving record.
Other Skills and Abilities: Must have excellent working knowledge of broadcast television industry, digital media platforms, terminology, and analytics.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions (traveling to and from clients/agencies). The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Hours are irregular and often exceed a 40-hour week (preparation, travel and entertainment), based on business demand. Hours may include evenings and weekends.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
To apply, go to https://jobs.coxmediagroup.com/job/seattle/national-sales-manager/1646/5818591
EOE. Posted 10/3/17.
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