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The E.W. Scripps Company

TV: GENERAL SALES MANAGER-KIVI , KSAW -F/T

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Thursday, 19th March 2020
Tuesday, 19th May 2020
Location: Nampa, Idaho
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WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME POSITION AVAILABLE.  APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE AT:
 
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER-KIVI , KSAW
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE
 
The General Sales Manager is responsible for leading the local sales team and ensuring that the direction of the station's sales strategy is achieved. You will be responsible for managing both KIVI in Boise and KSAW in Twin Falls.
 
KEY ACTIVITIES
 
  ·         Organize and direct local sales department.
  ·         Negotiate ratings, rates and budgets.
  ·         Manage the sale of advertising time to clients/agencies, involving local travel and national travel. Meet with clients and advertisers to maintain high visibility in the community.
  ·         Manage non-traditional revenue and new business projects and maximizing all station platforms including but not limited to broadcast, digital and mobile.
  ·         Assist GM/DOS in building linear and digital budgets for the local media business unit.
  ·         Assist the GM/DOS in training, development and motivation of local sales team.
  ·         Manage the local sales team.  Hire, develop and promote individuals with skills that complement or exceed existing talents to achieve goals and advance the sales organization. Foster a culture of ownership and excellence.
  ·         Implement new business plans, sales projects, and strategic plans for sales.
  ·         Oversee accounts receivable and credit policies.
  ·         Understand and interface with traffic system and personnel to efficiently manage air time inventory. Approve all local sales orders.
  ·         Establish local market value and position of the station
                * Know the strengths and weaknesses of competing stations and mediums.
                * Maintain integrity in all business dealings.
  ·         Work with GM/DOS to accomplish the sales objectives of this station.
  ·         Perform other duties as needed and directed by GM/DOS.
 
SKILLS
 
Education & Experience/Certifications
 
  ·         Bachelor's degree in business or related field required.
  ·         8+ years of progressive management responsibility in media and integrated sales preferred.
 
Skills & Abilities
 
  ·         Advanced oral and written communication skills
  ·         Effective in a variety of formal presentation settings both inside and outside the organization
  ·         Proven and effective leadership skills; fosters open dialogue, empowers others, addresses conflict quickly and directly
  ·         Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office
  ·         Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
 
  ·         Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
 
ABOUT SCRIPPS
 
The E.W. Scripps Company [2] (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets.
Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."
 
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.
 
KRISTINA MORALES | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III
 
to Ken Ritchie, General Manager
Scripps Media, Inc. | KIVI/KSAW
1866 E. Chisholm Dr., Nampa, ID 83687
 
Ph: (208) 381-6630 | Fax: (208) 381-6682
 
Scripps Media, Inc., certifies that its advertising sales agreements do not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity. All advertising sales agreements contain nondiscrimination clauses.
 
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