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General Sales Manager – WOWT TV, Omaha

WOWT General Sales Manager

February 5, 2021

Maximum Application Deadline: December 31, 2021

Applicants will be notified of Position Closing.

WOWT is accepting applications for a full-time General Sales Manager

The General Sales Manager is responsible for the revenue goals of the television station.  All areas of broadcast time and revenue are under his/her supervision (Local, Regional, Digital and Internet revenue).  The General Sales Manager oversees the Local Sales Manager, the sales staff and sales assistants. The GSM will be responsible for helping Account Executives implement the company’s advertising platforms and marketing strategy, identifying and qualifying leads while consistently closing business in order to meet or exceed their sales quota

Five years’ experience in broadcast sales or equivalent, with broadcast sales management experience. The GSM is responsible for achieving station revenue goals, sets pricing and inventory management for station. Tracks pending business and makes each salesperson aware of his/her pending sales as it relates to the monthly goal. Responsible for developing and implementing the station sales marketing plan. Supervises the Sales staff and sales assistants. Must be able to travel nationally to meet with clients and corporate meetings with occasional overnight travel

The successful applicant’s background must include a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing, advertising or speech is preferred. Must have experience in the advertising industry with strong management skills.

Apply Online at: https://www.gray.tv/careers#currentopenings   

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