NBC Universal General Sales Manager - Telemundo Boston in Newton, Massachusetts

Job Number 35070BR

Job Title General Sales Manager - Telemundo Boston

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - TLM WNEU

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province Massachusetts

City Newton

Responsibilities

This position reports directly to the VPOS of Telemundo and oversees the Boston sales management team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with senior management on creating a sales and marketing strategy that will take the station on-air and digital ad revenue to the next level and must effectively communicate strategy to sales group.

  • Provide strategic input to setting and maintaining sales targets and new business development opportunities for Local and National Sales.

  • Work with each national sales office, BD and each NBC OTS Media platform team (Digital, OOH, etc.) to formulate sales goals and competitive advantage strategies in order to achieve/surpass revenue targets.

  • Work with Telemundo and NBC Boston Sales Managers and Research department on sales planning and pricing strategies, inventory management, market growth and revenue forecasting.

  • Drive expected revenue performance as well as create new ideas and "outside the box" revenue streams from new technology and growing TV markets. Develop business models to monetize these revenue streams.

  • Oversee entire sales department and ensure employees work and sell with integrity and uphold company standards.

  • Clearly communicate expectations of performance and establish and maintain a professional and motivated staff through Company’s performance management process.

  • Work cooperatively and in partnership with the other station departments such as News, Creative Services, and Interactive/Digital groups to ensure growth in revenue and increased profitability through all station channels.

  • Oversee the planning and execution of sales meetings, community and goodwill events and station representation at trade association meetings.

  • Ensure consistent station image throughout commercials, promotional materials, and events.

  • Recruit, hire, and retain sales talent to build future pipeline.

Qualifications/Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 8 years prior experience in a broadcast, digital sales or marketing role

  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing a sales team, including experience in strategic planning and direct responsibility for growing revenue in the television sales industry.

  • Bachelor’s Degree as minimum required.

  • Must be able to travel as needed.Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be able to travel as needed.

  • Must be willing to work in Newton, MA

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation and drug screen

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Desired Characteristics

  • Bilingual (Spanish & English)

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field and/or equivalentexperience preferred.

  • Previous VP-level sales experience

  • Knowledge of local market

  • Must possess a driving “want-to win” attitude with a proven track record of sales/marketingachievements

  • Solid background in building and cultivating strategic relationships

  • Superior project management skills are necessary, including excellent communication andpresentation skills

  • Proven track record in driving, developing and mentoring high performance teams.

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