Local Sales Manager

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc   •  

Honolulu, HI

Industry: Media

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 26 days ago

Position Summary

KHON2, the FOX & CW affiliate in Honolulu, is seeking a talented, dynamic, driven leader to inspire and coach a top performing sales team. The Local Sales Manager must be on the streets with Account Executives and participate in the development of non-traditional revenue and digital revenue opportunities. 2+ years of successful sales management experience, a positive attitude, admirable work ethic and a proven ability to work in a fast paced environment required. Candidates must be creative, strategic and driven. Matrix and Wide Orbit skills preferred. The Local Sales Manager is responsible for leading the day to day operations of the Sales department, including development of new business and achievement of revenue goals across Broadcast and Digital Platforms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership for the broadcast/digital sales teams
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees
  • Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, new business and digital revenue
  • Drives new business development
  • Manages inventory and revenue forecasting
  • Manages recruitment, training, evaluation, and development of sales professionals
  • Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures
  • Manages Accounts Receivable
  • Develops and cultivates client relationships alongside Account Executives
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Minimum three-five years of media sales experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating personnel, including setting and monitoring performance standards
  • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment
  • Experience with Wide Orbit Traffic, Strata, Matrix, and comScore is preferred