Details for National Sales Director - Boston

NBC Boston is seeking a National Sales Director.

Responsibilities:

The National Sales Director will be responsible for directing the national sales efforts of NBC10 Boston, NECN, Telemundo Boston, and Telemundo Providence. This position will report to VP of Sales for all properties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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 NBC OTS Account Executives and Research department on sales planning and pricing strategies, inventory management, market growth and revenue forecasting.
  • Direct the national sales effort through direct communication and detailed planning. Review strategies with national account executives. Provide quick response and turnaround to the national sellers and deliver on timelines and commitments.
  • Develop strategies to enhance traditional revenue opportunities as well as identify new revenue streams and lead execution of activation and integration sponsorships. Work with Research to create presentations and determine estimates on programs.
  • Identify local decision makers impacting national buys

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 4 years broadcast media sales experience
  • Must be willing to work in New York, New York or Newton, MA
  • Excellent communication skills, initiative, creativity, detail oriented, organizational and analytical skills required
  • Strong sense of drive and ambition
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice when circumstances warrant
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics:

  • Top 20 market broadcast media sales experience preferred
  • Two years experience in National Sales management (medium to large market)
  • Industry contacts, client list including both agencies and client direct contacts
  • A demonstrated record of growing market share and outperforming the market.
  • Ability to understand the big picture and long-term objectives, positive mental attitude, sense of professionalism, team orientation, resourcefulness and client focus.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal communications skills
  • Knowledge of the Internet and digital media landscape
  • Experience with multi-platform campaigns
  • Knowledge of sales computer applications
  • Ability to quickly understand and size up opportunity and/or problems and respond with creative ideas and solutions

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