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GENERAL SALES MANAGER - KOSA

Company: Gray Television
Location: Odessa
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. - We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. - About KOSA: CBS 7 News is the top-rated, long-time news leader in west Texas and southeastern New Mexico. Based in Midland/Odessa, we pride ourselves in being the dominant player in a highly competitive market where there is never a shortage of news that impacts people on the regional level, throughout the state of Texas and very often on the national stage. Our team of professionals is committed to sharing the most compelling stories every day---and we know that requires outstanding writers, creative photographers and an innovative production team. Whether we're following local officers to the nation's capital to remember their fallen brothers; traveling to Marine boot camp to highlight a local man's journey; covering a hometown president (George W. Bush) during his eight years in office; or tracking the latest developments in the oil and gas industry - KOSA is located at the epicenter of some of the most important news stories of our generation. As the only community in the country with an International Air and Space Port, travel to and from Midland from anywhere in the world (and very soon even out of the world!) is quick and easy. We are also nestled in a picturesque region of Texas, often referred to as a hidden jewel that makes for exciting weekend trips for the outdoors adventurer or the lover of rare or unique art. Learn more about KOSA at: - - Job Summary/Description: - - Are you ready to lead a winning sales team? We are #1 in ratings and #1 in sales. The CBS7 Media Group in Odessa-Midland, TX, includes KOSA-CBS 7, KTLE-Telemundo 20, KCWO-CW, KWWT-My Network/MeTV, CBS7.com, Oeste de Texas Hoy!, SuTelemundo20.com and more. We recently stepped out of the box and created an OTT news app providing 7 hours a day of Live local news, weather & entertainment in Spanish. We need a General Sales Manager to lead a sales team that is used to winning. Come join our team! The successful candidate's responsibilities would include, but not be limited to: * Develop & execute local TV and Digital sales strategies to achieve revenue budgets* Maximize spot & digital inventory* Train & work with Account Executives to achieve their goals* Drive new business development* Work closely with our Digital Sales Manager to continue growing digital revenue* Be an active voice in our management team* Work with the General Manager to prepare annual sales budgets Qualifications/Requirements: * Minimum of 5 years in sales (sales management preferred)* Excellent communication skills* Experience in guiding, motivating, and leading a sales team* Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Wide Orbit and Matrix* A burning fire to be part of a winning team Qualified candidates that want to work with a great group of people go to , you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references Additional Info: Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Midland , GENERAL SALES MANAGER - KOSA, Executive , Odessa, Texas

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