Local Sales Manager
Cowles Montana Media seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Great Falls and Helena markets. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be "closing the sale". Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history, by February 7th to: Station Manager, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE
Date Available: Immediately
Location: Great Falls
Application Deadline: February 7, 2014
Job Description: Great Falls-based to oversee all sales activity for KFBB/KHBB ABC & FOX Great Falls and Helena. Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue. Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The LSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. LSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department's operational budgets is helpful.
Qualifications: Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced and high stress environment required.