Local Sales Manager

Job Number: R50014029

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Sales

Location: Oakland, California

Job Posting Date: May 4, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Candidate will have responsibility for sale of ad time and digital assets to local/regional clients-agencies.  Assist with the training, development and motivation of a local sales team.  Establish and monitor local budgets. Develop/implement new business plan. Develop rating estimates and assist with research pieces.  Deal effectively with a varied list of clients.  Communicate effectively with and establish strong relationships with local agencies & clients.  Demonstrate leadership to the department and fellow managers; all designed to achieve and exceed station goals and objectives on all media platforms; television, internet, mobile and digital channels. Maintain LPM market rating and programming knowledge.  Other duties assigned as deemed necessary and appropriate. 

Candidate must have experience in staff supervision, adhere to and enforce company policies and procedures.  Candidate must have knowledge of marketing, retail and competitive media, ratings, pricing, inventory control and budgeting.  Candidate must demonstrate ability to solve problems creatively.  Candidate must be detail oriented, resourceful, a team player, reliable and a self-starter.  Must have excellent computer skills and knowledge of industry software is required.  Strong written/oral communications, presentation and management skills are also required.   Varied hours, weekends, holidays and local and national travel is required.  Must have or be willing to obtain reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.  College degree (or equivalent work experience) and 3 to 5 years major market broadcast sales experience is required. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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