General Sales Manager

Posted by Salem Media of Colorado, Inc

Aurora, CO
Posted: 2017-05-03

Description:

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience great financial rewards while enjoying a team-oriented, high integrity work culture, dedicated to securing the financial means that allow the station to influence the community with positive and uplifting programming. This is a highly relational position which demands an ability to further integrate and represent the station and elevate its status within the fabric of the community and business culture.

Responsibilities:

• Give direction and oversight of the sales efforts

• Aggressive, proactive commercial spot marketing to local advertisers

• Assisting with the creative positioning of the station(s) to the local community and its advertisers.

• Recruit exceptional talent.

• Train and motivate a strong sales staff and other key talent.

• Meet & exceed station financial budget/goals

Requirements:

• 5 years of successful radio station sales management in a comparable market

• Cluster sales management is a plus

• Knowledge and understanding of conceptual spot sales

• Familiarity with the Evangelical Christian core audience, its issues and concerns

• Strong negotiating acumen

• The ability to model-by-doing, high-integrity sales leadership

• Professional with a positive and energetic style

• Strong character integrity who approaches management in a disciplined, yet flexible manner

• Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook software

• Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

• Must be detail oriented

• Good under pressure; able to handle multiple challenges simultaneously

• Must have an excellent driving record with valid driver’s license

• Primary work days Monday – Friday, with some weekend work required

Contact:

Please visit our website at www.salemmedia.com, click on careers, search for Denver job postings and apply online.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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