GENERAL SALES MANAGER – REGULAR Full Time
FOX 8 WGHP is looking for a dynamic General Sales Manager to help guide our local, national and interactive sales effort. This position requires someone who can lead the team in developing new business sales in addition to transactional business. The General Sales Manager will not only be in charge of the sales efforts for FOX 8 WGHP, but also MYFOX8.com and our 8.2 Channel, Antenna TV.
You must have a successful track record in sales management, staff development & recruitment plus strong leadership capabilities. You must be organized and be able to develop a sales plan from the bottom up. We are looking for a leader to think outside the box to develop non-traditional revenue streams. We need someone that can motivate the sales team and develop strong relationships with the clients.
- Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
- Fluency in English
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Minimum five years’ experience in media sales
- Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
- Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
- Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
- Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
- Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
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