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Digital Sales Manager

Location/Division: Portland - KATU -1500
Job Code: 1036
# of Openings: 1
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Duration: Full time

Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 149 stations located in 76 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team
 

DIGITAL SALES MANAGER 

KATU Television is seeking a Digital Sales Manager who will ensure that all digital objectives, including internet and mobile, maintain or exceed company revenue growth goals. 

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with staff regularly to provide digital platform training, support and innovative integrations and develop new growth and revenue for Sinclair markets. 
  • Maintain high level communications with all station and corporate management, sales staff, as well as vendors. 
  • Execute training for sales management, account executives and content producers. 
  • Meet with vendors and potential vendors to improve existing and develop new programs as well as find and develop new initiatives and programs to advance the digital team. 
  • Assist with implementation of programs and create revenue streams as opportunities arise. 
  • Gather new media technology and content information and research to provide the station with the most competitive advantage.

Requirements:

  • Ability to lead, train and direct professionals successfully. 
  • Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives, social media and content. 
  • Five years management experience, preferable in a TV sales environment. 
  • Strong organizational, written and communication skills. 
  • Hands on experience developing new business and as a skilled negotiator and motivator. 
  • TV background or digital management experience a plus.

    You must apply online to be considered.  Apply below or go to www.sbgi.net
    No phone calls or emails.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience: 5-7 years of experience required
Education: Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) preferred
Other Qualifications:
Managerial Standards: To perform the job successfully, a person who manages people must demonstrate skill in the following:

1. Managing People: Develops direct reports by encouraging development and training and providing regular constructive and corrective feedback; treats direct reports equally; cares for direct reports and is available to them; is able to confront problem team members; is empathetic to others.

2. Managing Resources: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks; knows how to effectively handle and arrange resources (people, funds, materials, etc.) to get things done; prioritizes work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans.

3. Managing Processes: Understands or learns the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to organize tasks into an efficient work flow.

4. Managing Results: Is extraordinarily committed to results; doggedly pushes others and themselves for results; is bottom-line oriented; is tactical; conserves organizational resources; develops and implements cost saving measures.
Language Skills: Ability to read, comprehend and analyze complex instructions, business periodicals, professional journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to effectively present information to top management and/or our board of directors.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. The team member is occasionally required to move about, handle and/or position items. The team member must occasionally transport or move up to 15 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.
Work Environment: Typical indoor office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.




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