WSOC-TV, the Cox-owned ABC affiliate in Charlotte, NC, is looking for a dynamic Local Sales Manager to co-lead its winning sales team. Must possess an entrepreneurial mindset, competitive spirit, and passion for marketing sales, both broadcast and digital. The ideal candidate will have a proven history of growing revenue for both television and digital.
KEY OBJECTIVES: WSOC-TV’s ideal hire will have a proven history of growing revenue for both television and digital, developing a strong customer-centric sales culture and illustrating goal achievement as a professional value. This position is responsible for executing a sales strategy that delivers customer solutions through an integrated suite of media platforms – television, digital, mobile and social. Ability to strategize and work collaboratively with AE’s and the CMG Charlotte Sales management team. The qualities that will distinguish candidates are: Coaching management style, creative selling ideas, transactional negotiation expertise, development of new business, strong digital knowledge, motivational leadership qualities, a positive mindset and a professional persona.
Under the direction of the Director of Sales, the LSM co-directs the Local – WSOC-TV sales team. The LSM must be organized, goal oriented and structured. This person must possess an entrepreneurial mindset, competitive spirit and exhibit passion for marketing sales, both broadcast and digital.
Strong communication and negotiation tactics with local clients and agencies
Effective inventory management and pricing strategies
Solid Role Model leadership of the Local sales team
Collaboration with sales leadership team, AE’s, other station departments and customers
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
LSM position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
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About Cox Media Group;Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Posted 5/9/19
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