Full-time Local Sales Manager

at WPTA-TV in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Indiana’s WPTA-TV 21Alive has an immediate opening for a Local Sales Manager.

This position reports to the Director of Sales and will lead the 21Alive local sales efforts. This position is responsible for achieving local budgeted revenue and share targets for our ABC station in Fort Wayne. You will be charged with training, leading and motivating our local team, and establishing and maintaining relationships with our key agencies and advertisers. This is an ‘in-the-field’ position, with most of your efforts being spent in front of local business owners and agencies to help make local business successful.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

• Skills in building partnerships with local business

• Training and motivational skills

• Willingness to make sales calls with sales team members

• Strong leadership skills

• Excellent presentation skill

• Excellent computer skills

• 5 years combined Broadcast TV management experience as an ‘A Player’ Account Executive and/or LSM

• Excellent computer skills

Apply online at www.gbcjobs.com, or email your cover letter, resume with references to: deloresl@incnow.tv. Or by mail to: WPTA-TV/WISE-TV, Job #139, P.O. Box 2121, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, to the attention of Delores Long, Human Resources Assistant. Tell us your referral source. Application deadline: June 27, 2014. EOE

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