Director of Sales

Raycom Media   •  

Columbus, GA

5 - 7 years

Posted 180 days ago

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Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest privately-owned local media companies and owns and/or provides services for 65 television stations and 2 radio stations in 44 markets located in 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering 16% of U.S. television households and employs over 8,300 individuals in full and part-time positions.

In addition to television stations, Raycom Media is the parent company of CNHI (community newspapers and information products; over 100 titles located in 23 states), PureCars (digital ad platform for the automotive industry), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production, events management and distribution company), Tupelo Raycom (sports and entertainment production company), RTM Productions (automotive programming production and marketing solutions company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company). Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.

Job Overview

WTVM, the dominant media leader on all platforms in the Columbus GA-Opelika-Auburn, AL market is looking for a Director of Sales to oversee the combined sales efforts of nearly two dozen people.

Our unique and well-resourced sales structure includes two LSMs, a Digital Sales Manager with two senior digital sales specialists, a media planner, three sales assistants, and selling teams focused on developing new business.

We intend to find a goal-achieving leader, able to constantly inspire the team and maintain the culture we enjoy: an atmosphere in which sales success is celebrated and generously rewarded.

If you have documented sales leadership success in local broadcast and related media sales, you will have the opportunity to join WTVM and Raycom, the leader in Sales innovation and support.

The ideal candidate will be energetic and  creative; an expert at motivating and managing people, and be able to hit revenue goals and even exceed them.

Prove you've got what it takes to be a leader in this dynamic company and at this special, top-rated station with news, marketing, sales and technology resources other stations can only dream of, even stations in top 50 markets!

Documented sales leadership success of at least five years in management positions such as Local Sales Manager or General Sales Manager is required.

Qualified applicants, pleaseapply on-line and attach a cover letter and resume. Candidates must pass a drug screen and DMV check. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V