Director of Radio Sales – Peoria, IL

Director of Radio Sales – Peoria, IL

  • Full Time
  • Peoria
  • June 30, 2024

Website Midwest Communications, Inc.

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DIRECTOR OF SALES – WMBD/WXCL/WSWT/WPBG/WIRL/WKZF Radio
Midwest Communications in Peoria, one of the most dominant audio and digital media groups in Illinois, has an immediate opening for an experienced, multi-media Director of Sales.  In this role, you’ll be part of a passionate and strategic management team that is committed to delivering results, unwavering customer service, and overall marketing excellence.

You and your team will represent the largest audio audience and best-rated radio brands in Central Illinois as well as our sophisticated digital services, all empowering you to take a bigger picture approach to marketing solutions.  You’ll work in a high-energy culture, alongside numerous client-friendly media personalities and a talented creative services team.  We provide innovative tools, such as leading edge software systems, digital marketing support, and comprehensive audience and attribution research data.

You must be a high achieving sales leader with the skill and drive to motivate and inspire a sales team to success.  Responsibilities include:

●        Exceeding revenue goals by impacting people, both your team and clients.

●        Recruiting and retaining top flight talent & build teams.

●        Developing sales strategy, with specific, measurable tactics and actions that generate sales revenue.

●        Holding team members accountable to all priorities and action plans.

●        Leading regular sales team meetings and conducting weekly one-on-one meetings with team members.

●        Embracing our CRM system and maximizing its capabilities to help grow revenue and your team.

●        Managing departmental processes, such as account management, pricing and order approval.

●        Growing relationships with clients and developing a deeper understanding of their needs.

●        Creating and organizing sales opportunities that align with client needs and demand.

●        Contributing innovative ideas to generate revenue.

●        Attending and participating in high profile account presentations.

●        Projecting weekly, and planning and budgeting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

●        Other duties as assigned.  This position reports to the VP-Market Manager.

Your competencies should include outstanding interpersonal, verbal, written and organizational talent, exceptional presentation skills, relationship building which influences business, software proficiency (in particular, Microsoft Office programs, G-Suite, and CRM functionality) and negotiation expertise.  We’re looking for a high-integrity leader who understands how to manage and motivate individually to drive the best results.  Prior sales and management experience is highly desired.  A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and proof of insurance are all required.

We offer a competitive salary and bonus structure, a full benefits package and unlimited opportunity for the right individual.

If you’re ready to join our management team, send your cover letter and resume today via e-mail to jobs.peoria@mwcradio.com, or mail it to Mike Wild, Vice-President/Market Manager at Midwest Communications, Inc., 331 Fulton Street, 12th Floor, Peoria, IL 61602.

Midwest Communications is proud to be an equal opportunity employer by choice.

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Contact:

jobs.peoria@mwcradio.com
If you’re ready to join our management team, send your cover letter and resume today via e-mail to jobs.peoria@mwcradio.com, or mail it to Mike Wild, Vice-President/Market Manager at Midwest Communications, Inc., 331 Fulton Street, 12th Floor, Peoria, IL 61602.

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