Digital Sales Manager

Local legacy CBS / FOX combo on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River in beautiful Quad Cities. We are a top 100 market that is seeking a SUPERSTAR Digital Sales Manager. Our amazing work & play community is home to the world headquarters of John Deere. We are in central proximity to major metro areas including Chicago, Des Moines, Madison, and St. Louis. EOE
Join our family that is committed to being part of the fabric of our communities for over 70 years that has made us a LEADER in delivering local content to our viewers.

The Digital Sales Manager is responsible for directing digital sales efforts for all station digital and digital marketing services.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in digital by vertical and by accounts
Works with Account Executives and clients developing results driven marketing solutions across multiple platforms
Attends sales calls with Account Executives to develop new accounts and maximize existing accounts
Be an effective educator/trainer both internally and externally on digital tactics, benefits and trends
Assists with the recruitment of talented sales professionals
In partnership with the Local Sales Managers, prepare and participate in sales meetings
Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures
Works closely with Accounts Receivable and sales team to maintain current and collectible aging
Manage digital inventory and effective pricing
Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred
Minimum 3 years’ experience in media; solid knowledge of digital technology, including mobile and social media platforms
Current knowledge of digital ad technology, online ad serving, 3rd party research skills such as Google Analytics and Google Ad Manager
IAB and/or Goggle AdWords certification a plus
Proficiency in MS Office products required
Experience with Wide Orbit and Matrix are a plus
Fluency in English; with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
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