Senior Sales Director (NBC/Telemundo Chicago)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years’ broadcast sales management experience, with a proven track record of successful revenue generation as well as growing station shares; proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint; as well as knowledge of Wide Orbit and Sales Force.
Proven ability to train, coach, and motivate a sales team to thrive in multi-platform business development.
Strong understanding of digital and new media platforms
Established Agency relationships at all levels. Direct Client contacts in the Midwest area a plus.
Thorough understanding of the Chicago Hispanic and General Market sales dynamics.
Has the creativity to develop targeted, customer focused marketing solutions using multiple media products including but not limited to television, web, mobile, multi-cast and OOH.
Knows how to identify and recruit top talent.
Has an excellent understanding of how to price effectively and manage inventory.
Communicates clearly and consistently to upper management the station's inventory and pricing strategy, business development goals and current market conditions to drive results.
Engaged with the local community and willing to dedicate time outside of the workday to entertain and socialize with clients and business community leaders.
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be willing to work in Chicago
Must be 18 years or older
The following leadership skills are strongly desired:
Bilingual oral and written skills a plus.
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Should be assertive, high energy, independent, self-motivated, results oriented and possess a strong sense of urgency
Demonstrated ability in problem solving and negotiation with special emphasis on closing the sale
Exceptional planning, organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment
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