General Sales Manager

General Sales Manager

  • Full Time
  • Fargo

Website Gray Media Group, Inc.

Valley News Live

Description:

General Sales Manager

 

Are you a sales leader that can develop and inspire your team? Do you have a passion for helping local business grow? If so, then we want to meet you. Valley News Live is looking for our next General Sales Manager to help grow our business as well as those of our clients.

Valley News Live is looking for an outgoing and energetic General Sales Manager to lead the sales of our market-leading digital properties and newscasts. Our next General Sales Manager will be a detail oriented individual and self-starter who thrives in a creative, fast-paced environment and knows how to motivate their team to connect with local business.

The primary job duties and responsibilities of the General Sales Manager include:

*Train and work with our team of Multi-Media Marketing Consultants to achieve their goals and expand their earning potential.

*Be visionary in creating tactical plans to meet digital and local TV sales goals.

*Must be a forward thinker in helping local businesses develop their business and at the same time move our new business first strategy forward.

*Must be able to maximize digital and TV inventory with a focus on maximizing the earning potential of the inventory.

*The General Sales Manager will work closely with the Digital Sales Manager and National Sales Manager to execute the station’s revenue goals.

*The General Sales Manager is an active voice in our management team and must be able and willing to engage with other department heads.

*Will work with the General Manager not only on annual revenue budgets but also regular revenue forecasts and strategic sales initiatives.

 

The successful candidate will show the following qualifications:

*5+ years in media sales with an emphasis on sales development.

*Previous experience in guiding, motivating, and leading a sales team.

*Proficiency with Wide Orbit, Matrix and Microsoft Office.

 

If you are ready for the challenge, please go to gray.tv/applynow to submit your qualifications. You can also send your resume to: Ike Walker – Vice President and General Manager, Valley News Live, 1350 21st Avenue South, Fargo, ND  58103 or ikew@valleynewslive.com. The successful candidate must be able to pass an MVR check. Also, as a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

No phone calls please.

 

KVLY-TV is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.

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Contact:

Ike Walker
If you are ready for the challenge, please go to gray.tv/applynow to submit your qualifications. You can also send your resume to: Ike Walker – Vice President and General Manager, Valley News Live, 1350 21st Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103 or ikew@valleynewslive.com. The successful candidate must be able to pass an MVR check. Also, as a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation. No phone calls please. KVLY-TV is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.

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