General Sales Manager

EMPLOYER: WMTW-TV


Description:

WMTW and WPXT, the ABC and CW affiliates in Westbrook/Portland, Maine is looking for an experienced General Sales Manager with a record of success. You have motivational and sales skills along with experience of 5+ years as a General Sales Manager or Local Sales Manager, or equivalent experience. You have skills in budgeting, forecasting, managing inventory, recruiting accomplished sales people and generating revenue. You will report to the President and General Manager.

Responsibilities

Manage and guide an experienced sales team to achieve station goals on all platforms
Develop, implement, and communicate sales strategies and action plans
Manage stations inventory and rates
Meet with clients and advertisers to maintain high visibility in the community
Create and manage non-traditional revenue and new business projects
Communicate with station’s national rep firm to set goals and objectives
Work with the promotion department to create sales opportunities
Work with General Manager and other department managers to accomplish station goals

Requirements

Five years broadcast sales management experience
Must have experience with transactional, new business, digital and multi-platforms sales
Have motivational and sales skills to accomplish success
Must have the ability to price, forecast, and budget and implement a clear plan and vision
Creative selling abilities
Valid driver’s license and reliable automobile
Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits

Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

Medical | Dental | Vision
401(k) matching
Emotional Wellness Support
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
LGBTQ+ Health Services
Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

ABOUT US

Hearst Television (HTV) owns and/or operates 35 television and two radio stations serving 27 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry’s premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.

How to Apply:

Contact: Danielle Monteferrante
Phone: (212) 887-6863