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Salem Media Group

General Sales Manager- Denver, CO

Salem Media Group
Denver, Colorado, United States


Date Posted: 03/17/2017
Categories: Media/Video/Radio - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

General Sales Manager - Denver

Salem Media offers an exceptional opportunity for a strong General Sales Manager for our 5 station cluster in Denver! 

Salem Media Group is the leading U. S. radio broadcaster targeting audiences interested in conservative NewsTalk and Christian and family-themed programming. We offer a competitive salary based upon experience and a comprehensive benefit package including paid holidays and paid vacation.

Summary:

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience great financial rewards while enjoying a team-oriented, high integrity work culture, dedicated to securing the financial means that allow the station to influence the community with positive and uplifting programming.  This is a highly relational position which demands an ability to further integrate and represent the station and elevate its status within the fabric of the community and business culture.  

 

Responsibilities:

•             Give direction and oversight of the sales efforts

•             Aggressive, proactive commercial spot marketing to local advertisers

•             Assisting with the creative positioning of the station(s) to the local community and its advertisers. 

•             Recruit exceptional talent. 

•             Train and motivate a strong sales staff and other key talent.

•             Meet & exceed station financial budget/goals

Qualifications: 

•             5 years of successful radio station sales management in a comparable market

•             Cluster sales management is a plus

•             Knowledge and understanding of conceptual spot sales

•             Familiarity with the Evangelical Christian core audience, its issues and concerns

•             Strong negotiating acumen

•             The ability to model-by-doing, high-integrity sales leadership

•             Professional with a positive and energetic style

•             Strong character integrity who approaches management in a disciplined, yet flexible manner

•             Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook software

•             Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

•             Must be detail oriented

•             Good under pressure; able to handle multiple challenges simultaneously

•             Must have an excellent driving record with valid driver’s license 

•             Primary work days Monday – Friday, with some weekend work required

 

Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer.