Digital Sales Manager (KCNC-TV)

POSITION OPENING

Today’s Date February 28, 2019             Application Deadline                 Until Filled                    

KCNC-TV, CBS O&O welcomes your cooperation in its recruitment efforts.  If you know of individuals who might be interested and qualified for this position, please refer them to us as indicated below.

Position:                     DIGITAL SALES MANAGER

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:  The CBS Denver Digital Sales Manager will report to the Director of Sales at KCNC and will be responsible for working closely with the sales team to prospect, develop, close, and maintain digital advertising accounts on CBSDenver.com and CBS Local Digital Media properties.

Coordinate digital sales efforts of the CBS Denver sales staff including: Provide ongoing sales training for digital sales products and services; Develop compelling sales proposals and presentations for sales staff for CBS Local digital opportunities; Review local stations RFP’s and make strategic recommendations to maximize online revenue; Grow online ad sales revenue and exceed revenue goals; Set sales agenda including, prioritizing and organizing sales calls based on maximum potential return; Maximize revenue by managing advertising inventory & pricing; Coordinate online ad sales campaigns with local trafficking team; Prepare and review local market digital sales reports and forecasts; Analyze competitive online media marketplace; Manage digital agency/client relationships; Work with CBS creative teams on production and trafficking of digital assets for digital campaigns; Assist with digital research requests in conjunction with CBS Denver/CBS TV Stations research team; Assist the sales team with prospecting for new digital business opportunities; Support the sales team in developing sponsorships around major CBS tent-pole events including NFL Football, College Basketball, Grammy Awards, Primetime Programming, etc.; Work closely with local management team to develop solutions-based integrated media campaigns for clients.

REQUIREMENTS:   Knowledge of the online media business and underlying technology and research; Excellent sales skills including the ability to create and build relationships; Demonstrated record of sales successes and established relationships; Good organizational and time management skills; Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills; Team oriented; Highly proficient in PowerPoint and Excel; Understanding of Wide Orbit, Google DFP, DSP’s, Google Analytics; Salesforce; Scarborough, MOAT, Adobe Creative Cloud, and other web related applications a plus.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 5 years of online advertising sales; Media sales experience (especially TV) is a plus; BS/BA degree required; Dedicated and driven work ethic, excellent writing skills, comfortable making presentations to all size groups (5-50), outstanding computer skills.

Apply online only at: http://cbsdenver.com/jobs  

The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check prior to beginning employment.

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