Local Sales Manager

Beaverton, OR
Posted: 2018-05-19

Description:

The Local Sales Manager works with the local Account Executives, Marketing and Commercial Production departments to generate new advertisers and maximize revenue from existing clients. This position utilizes all sales platforms including broadcast television, digital media and print.

KPTV FOX12 and KPDX 49 is a duopoly owned and operated by the Meredith Local Media Group. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for more than 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, tablets and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners. Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 10 percent of U.S. households. Meredith’s portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation’s Top 25 – including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland – and 14 in Top 60 markets. Meredith’s stations produce approximately 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Responsibilities:

The Local Sales Manager works with the local Account Executives, Marketing and Commercial Production departments to generate new advertisers and maximize revenue from existing clients. This position utilizes all sales platforms including broadcast television, digital media and print.

Essential Job Functions

30% - Prospects, motivates and trains qualified Account Executive candidates.
25% - Plans, creates and manages systems contributing to a comprehensive and aggressive track for revenue growth.
20% - Provides leadership to sales team for revenue, market share growth and new business development.
15% - Provides input into stations strategic planning, marketing and sales budgets as requested.
10% - Prepares sales professional/creative presentations for management and clients.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors in Marketing, Business, Communications or related experience

5 Years experience in broadcast television sales management

 

Skills:

Excellent verbal and written communication

Good presentation skills

Ability to multi-task

Valid Driver License

Contact:

Qualiified applicants may apply online at www.meredith.com/careers

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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