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Sales Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 645718BR Location Durham, North Carolina, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted May. 07, 2019

Job Summary:

WTVD, the ABC owned affiliate in the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville market, has a rare opening for a Sales Manager to work with the strongest local team in the market and national sellers in the country.

This manager will be involved in all aspects of our sales operation. This includes helping to set and achieve budget goals, both linear and digital, forecasting and inventory control, as well working with an experienced, driven local staff.

Candidates must demonstrate strong organizational skills, the ability to craft and deliver a powerful presentation, have a track record of success in sales management and developing sales talent, a history of achieving budget goals and growing market share, a history of developing strategies for successful client campaigns and in building new and non-traditional revenue. In short; the ideal candidate knows how to motivate, negotiate and is passionate about winning. The successful candidate will work directly with the General Sales Manager and Digital Sales Manager in creating multiplatform goals for the local staff and national offices, as well as a plan to achieve them.

5 years’ experience in broadcast sales required, 3-5 years Television sales management preferred. Knowledge of and proficiency with Matrix, Wide Orbit, Excel and PowerPoint also preferred.

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDTV) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDTV offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDTV includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with WTVD Television, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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