Bachelor’s degree in related field.
Strong analytical and organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; core competencies in leading a sales team by communicating a vision and values, strategic decision making, building partnerships internally and externally; thorough knowledge of broadcast industry related to inventory, ratings, research, marketing, demographics and the internet; proficient computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Tapscan; Wide Orbit and Matrix a plus. Ability to be flexible, handle stress and multiple tasks simultaneously; prioritize and meet strict deadlines, achieve financial responsibilities and work well independently and as part of a team. Attention to detail is critical.
Minimum five years broadcast sales management experience required; including customer focused selling experience preferred; experience with both agency and local direct/retail clients; a proven track record of revenue success in the radio sales industry with mentoring experience; demonstration of a value sales philosophy; a history of outperforming the market and goals. An exceptionally positive attitude is required with a relentless “get it done” work ethic.
Grow sales revenues by increasing market share for stations; develop and implement sales strategies through pricing policies, key and target account management, and inventory management; work with all station departments to maximize promotional and product opportunities; identify and monitor sales trends locally and nationally; create a productive work environment leading employees though our mission, vision and values; maintain department budget. Supervise Local Sales Managers, Account Managers, Internet Sales and Sales Assistants. Recruit, hire, retain, train and lead the best sales talent to work in a productive culture based on accountability. Maximize multiple lines of business available (spot, digital and NTR events). Facilitate inter-departmental cooperation designed to optimize our assets and the ability to leverage resources to achieve and exceed our revenue goals.
How to Apply:
Send resume to:
Eric McCart, General Manager - Vice President
Journal Broadcast Group - Wichita Operations
4200 N. Old Lawrence Rd.
Wichita, KS 67219
Journal Broadcast Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.