Director of Digital Sales - WKYC

Employer
Location
Cleveland
Posted
Jul 18, 2014
Closes
Aug 17, 2014
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Director of Digital Sales – WKYC

WKYC, the local NBC Affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking an innovative and experienced sales manager. If you have extensive and proven success launching, managing and executing strategic objectives to exceed local digital revenue goals including broadcast news websites, niche sites, mobile platforms, outside vendor partnerships, SEO/SEM and Social – we want to hear from you!

Position reports to the General Sales Manager at WKYC in Cleveland, Ohio.

Position details:
•Responsible for local digital revenue performance; working both strategically and tactically with other sales executives in the station and division.
•Drive new digital sales (by assessing and facilitating the use of best practices in solutions based selling), up-sell of existing key account advertisers, while driving retention, and minimizing product cannibalization.
•Manage digital staff by reviewing digital metrics, including forecasting to maximize opportunities and determine areas for employee development.
•Network nationally, regionally, and locally to stay abreast of emerging digital trends, rates and product solutions.

Requirements:
•5+ years digital sales experience, 3 years digital sales management.
•Product knowledge must include, Targeted display, Social, SEO & SEM.
•Bachelor’s degree required.
•Google Certified preferred
•Advanced PC skills including Microsoft Office required
•Strong presenter and communicator with internal and external customers and partners.
•Strategic thinker and disciplined executor comfortable developing and making recommendations to senior management.

To be considered a candidate for an opening at WKYC– you must complete the online application. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.



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To be considered a candidate for an opening at WKYC– you must complete the online application.. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.