Digital Sales Manager

WDAM
Published
October 5, 2021
Location
Moselle, Mississippi
Category
TV  
Job Type

Description

Job Overview:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 86 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. 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 WDAM
WDAM is the #1 station in the Hattiesburg-Laurel DMA. We are dominant on broadcast and digital and produce news on WDAM NBC and WDAM ABC. Hattiesburg-Laurel is market 167 and we reach viewers in eight counties (Covington, Forrest, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne). WDAM is less than two hours driving distance to New Orleans, Mobile and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a great station and company.

JOB SUMMARY
You will possess strong client interaction, organization, communication, sales, and analytical skills. The DSM is responsible for leading a team that builds strong client relationships through exceptional campaign management, optimization, performance, and client satisfaction.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Lead the digital efforts of the sales team to meet revenue budgets.
- Build and implement digital strategies that achieve client goals.
- Work with sales team, internal departments, and corporate product team.
- Launch and train sales team on new digital strategies and products.
- Manage inventory control, rate structure and traffic system
- Strong knowledge of the online advertising industry, industry participants, trends, and technologies. Excellent communication and organization skills with a demonstrated history in client satisfaction.

Requirements

- Highly organized and able to multi-task in an extremely fast paced environment. Must have the ability to work independently and manage your time effectively.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Power Point and Excel. Strong business writing, listening and verbal communications skills are critical. Google Analytics experience preferred but not required.
-Two years minimum marketing or sales experience required with Digital product experience preferred.
-Bachelor’s Degree in marketing / advertising or similar field preferred but not required.
-Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume.

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, 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.

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