The LIN Media duopoly in Buffalo, NY is looking for a General Sales Manager to lead its Broadcast and Digital sales operations. This position is responsible for the performance of WIVB/WNLO (CBS/CW) and includes all digital sales components.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree, with a minimum of 5-10 years of recent television sales management experience including Local, National and Digital sales.
We are seeking a “game changer” and proven leader who can communicate a vision, while developing a management and sales team to generate extraordinary growth. The GSM should be proficient in inventory analysis, control and pricing; revenue forecasting, and budgeting; account strategy; product training; and energetic, candid and focused team development.
Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills with a high sense of urgency and ability to deliver results. This self-starter will generate revenue share growth through positive leadership and cohesive team-building.
Candidates proficient in Nielsen, Wide Orbit, and MS Office is a plus.
WIVB/WNLO is a LIN Media station. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and offer competitive salaries and wages, and a standard benefit package that includes a 401K plan and medical and dental plans.
Please e-mail your resume to careers@WIVB.com