• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Shreveport,LA

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KSLA:

KSLA News 12 is the aggressive, National Edward R. Murrow award-winning CBS affiliate serving the region known as the ArkLaTex. The station is the market’s leader in timely and accurate reporting of breaking news, investigative journalism, award-winning storytelling and First Alert Weather. KSLA News 12 serves its community on all on-air, digital and mobile platforms embracing the innovation of the industry. In the center of the ArkLaTex is the Shreveport/Bossier City metroplex where the best of Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas culture is combined to create a vibrant and comfortable lifestyle.

Job Summary/Description:

KSLA News 12 is hiring for the position of Local Sales Manager to manage a high-performing sales team that caters to local businesses in the ArkLaTex. This team is responsible for meeting & exceeding revenue goals for the station through sales of marketing campaigns and ad placements on various platforms including traditional TV, streaming TV, social media platforms, search engines, and more. The goal of this team is to be a one-stop-shop for marketing for local businesses by providing marketing guidance, creative production, and placement on the best platforms to reach the right audience at the right time with the right message.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

• Has experience leading and managing a team that is performance-based – or – experience working on a performance-based team as a top performer
• Has experience in the marketing industry
• Has a strong ability to lead the team in developing new local direct business with an emphasis on digital
• Ability to create and present advertising strategies and ideas for local businesses incorporating TV, online, and digital mediums
• Ability to serve as the in-market expert for digital marketing and media
• Is interested in learning about new marketing trends and strategies
• Has the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines at one time
• Takes initiative to recognize a need and come up with a solution without being asked
• Can communicate goals and expectations clearly, hold staff accountable for those goals & expectations, and provide resources & guidance to help staff meet goals & expectations

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Has experience in public speaking and/or presenting information to business decision-makers
• Strong leadership skills are a must. Has experience training new hires and training & developing current employees
• Enjoys working on a team and being a resource for team members
• Enjoys working with technology and on computers
• Is proficient in Microsoft Office Products like Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
• Is adaptable and willing to try new methods and strategies to help the team accomplish goals
• Candidate must be able to successfully complete the MVR check

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KSLA-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

 


JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

https://gray.tv/careers