General Sales Manager (WOCL)

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Ref#: 29469
CBS Business Unit: CBS Radio
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Orlando, FL, US

About Us:
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.
Description:

(ORLANDO, FL). CBS RADIO seeks a proven leader with a track record in sales and management to serve as a General Sales Manager. Primary responsibilities include generating station sales revenue and achieving sales goals, training and managing the sales staff to achieve sales budgets and outpace the market, developing new business, managing inventory and pricing effectively, and maintaining and growing client relationships.  The successful candidates must be performance driven and results oriented, with excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills. You must be an excellent developer of talent.   The General Sales Manager position reports to the VP of Sales

 

Responsibilities and Duties include:

* Achieving overall revenue and market share goals.

* Implement sales activities that generate new business & deepen existing relationships

* Manage commercial inventory and set pricing to exceed sales budget

* Drive results through others, manage team performance, set clear expectations, train and motivate sales staff

* Oversee efforts of sales team by reviewing sales proposals and negotiating with clients.

* Devise new methods for accomplishing sales goals based upon changes within the media marketplace

 

Qualifications:

Required Skills/Experience:        

Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience

Management experience as a local or national sales manager in radio.

•Radio sales experience required with a proven track record.

•Understanding of sales techniques, sales training, budget procedures, quantitative/qualitative research, management philosophies, daily sales procedures, digital knowledge, traffic (pricing and inventory control), collections and hiring techniques.

 

Candidate must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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