Local Sales Manager

Raycom Media   •  

Columbus, OH

Industry: Media


8 - 10 years

Posted 27 days ago

We are looking for a motivated sales leader who can coach and lead by example. The successful candidate will be an innovative leader who takes advantage of every opportunity to maximize revenue on all screens; television, digital, and OTT platforms. This chosen leader will be challenged with creating and implementing strategies to achieve high financial goals in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for a highly competitive leader with a desire to “WIN”.


  • College degree is required.
  • 7-10 years media sales experience.
  • 2 years in media sales management with an ability to motivate experienced sellers.
  • Ability to identify and recruit top talent for a highly competitive sales team.
  • Candidate must have strong time management and organizational skills. Be able to work in a fast paced, high-pressured and evolving sales environment.
  • Must have a successful track record generating local new business.
  • Be able to develop highly creative and innovative marketing campaigns and solutions for clients to help local businesses grow.
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Sales Force or Matrix and PowerPoint.


  • Hire, manage, coach, mentor, motivate, train and develop a highly professional sales team.
  • Develop strong relationships with local advertisers and community leaders.
  • Support sales staff with ride along coaching, participating in client meetings, developing proposals and other aspects of the full sales process.
  • Cultivate, evaluate, and negotiate business with new and existing clients.
  • Develop short-term, mid-term and long-term strategic business plan for the sales team.
  • Drive new business development efforts to increase number of new enterprise accounts to ensure sales team meets and exceeds all sales revenue goals.
  • Manage forecast communications and highly skilled at inventory management.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter with good time management skills and the ability to multi task.

ID 2019-9645