Local Sales Manager / Digital

Published On: Mar 18 2014 12:58:32 PM EDT

Position Title:
Local Sales Manager / Digital

Date of Opening:
2014-03-13

Date Posting Expires:
2014-05-01

Company:
PNS - WJXT-TV 4

FT/PT:
Full Time

Location of Position:
4 Broadcast Place
Jacksonville, Florida

General Position Description:
WJXT and News4Jax.com, the dominant TV station and media website in Jacksonville, Florida are seeking an integrated media solutions leader. Candidate must have the ability to excel in a collaborative environment with a driven team of managers working toward a common goal. If you are a proven sales leader ready for your next step, prepare your best pitch and submit your resume showcasing your skills and qualifications.

Responsibilities:
- Coordinate and monitor Digital and Business Development sales efforts in conjunction with the General Sales Manager and VP, Digital Media, Post- Newsweek Stations to achieve budget goals
- Lead local sales team in prospecting, selling and closing convergent marketing campaigns to local businesses and advertising agencies
- Motivate, coach, develop and train a high performing team of Local Account Executives
- Collaborate with Digital Media Department to sell all assets and to create new revenue streams
- Develop and implement revenue generating opportunities for both local and national sales teams as it relates to New Media advertising
- Hold Local Account Executives accountable to activity and expectations
- All of this is to be accomplished in tandem with our other Local Sales Manager

Qualifications:
- Expert knowledge of all facets of digital and TV sales and marketing
- Two or more years of experience in media sales management, digital and integrated marketing
- An understanding of strategic account management, ratings, and digital execution
- Excellent sales skills including the ability to create and build relationships
- Must be familiar with prevailing digital technologies such as Mobile, DART, Google Analytics, HTML, streaming media, ad tagging, Flash, SEM, MS and BT
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and be able to create polished sales presentations
- Excellent presentation skills are required as are strong written and oral communication skills
- Must be a team player and key strategist
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year university preferred

Comments:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, disability, matriculation or affiliation. Any offer of employment is conditioned on successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam and drug screen, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks.

EOE/DRUG-FREE

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Contact Information:

Name or Department:
Michael Krejci

Address:
4 Broadcast Place Jacksonville, Florida 32207

Email:
mkrejci@wjxt.com

Telephone:
904-393-9832

Fax:
904-339-9676