General Sales Manager

February 23, 2022 by Comments Off on General Sales Manager

KOLD TV

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About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KOLD:

At KOLD, it is our job and inherent desire to be the best local television station in Tucson, Arizona, and the #1 digital platform across the state, region, and the country. We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in our local news, entertainment, information, and public service programming.

We have the top-rated news station plus a broadcast website. We are a Midsize market with the opportunity to grow. Essential to that effort is a foundation of honesty and integrity — qualities that help us earn and build trust with our viewers, co-workers, and business partners.

Job Description/Summary:

General Sales Manager to lead our local, national, regional, and digital sales efforts. All areas of the station revenue are under the GSM supervision, including sales staff and sales assistants.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

KOLD-TV has an immediate opening for a General Sales Manager to lead our local, national, regional, and digital sales efforts. All areas of the station revenue are under the GSM supervision, including sales staff and sales assistants. The candidate must possess strong leadership and the highest level of customer service and sales skills, along with a proven track record of success with negotiating and servicing advertisers. The General Sales Manager is responsible for achieving station revenue goals, setting pricing, and inventory management for the station platforms.

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related degree is preferred.
– 3+ years in broadcast direct, new business, and transactional business and a proven track record of leadership, budget attainment, and sales success.
– Well-versed and adept in Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
– Extensive knowledge of TV station inventory. Wide Orbit and Matrix experience a plus.
– Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
– Track record of creative idea generation

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your cover letter, resume, and references

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

 

To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.