Local Sales Manager

About Gray:
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. 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 KWTX-TV:
KWTX-TV News 10 is the dominant television station for the Waco-Temple-Killeen market in the Heart of Texas. The CBS and CW affiliate, KWTX is the leader in every local newscast. A state-of-the-art facility with a brand new studio helps employees showcase their award-winning content. A storm-chasing vehicle called the Weather Edge gives our crews a mobile weather lab to track severe weather. But the station’s most valuable resource is its people. KWTX is home to a dedicated group of employees, many of whom have called the station home for many years. Community service is engrained in the culture of KWTX. We take pride in being able to say that no other station does it better. In 2016, the station was honored with the NAB’s Service to America Award, recognizing the nation’s top local TV station for community service. The Texas Association of Broadcasters also honored KWTX with its highest award for public service, The Bonner McLain Award. Fixer Upper’s Magnolia Silos have turned downtown Waco into a destination for travelers from around the country. The city is home to Baylor University, with one of the top athletic programs in the nation and beautiful McLane Stadium along the Brazos River. Space-X has a rocket testing facility, with some of the world’s most impressive technology in nearby McGregor. The market is also home to one of the largest U.S. Military installations in the world, Fort Hood. And this region is ideally located in Central Texas, within a short drive of both the Dallas and Austin metro areas. KWTX has a stellar reputation as one of the premiere broadcasters in Texas, and is looking for driven, dedicated people pursuing a career in broadcast-related fields, helping produce award-winning, compelling content while working in the community to help make life better for those we are entrusted to serve.

Job Summary:
KWTX- TV News Channel 10 the CBS affiliate in Central Texas is looking for a dynamic, high energy, Local Sales Manager to lead our top-tier local sales team. The ideal candidate should be success-driven, motivated and highly knowledgeable in the digital space. We are looking for the best of the best to join our award winning, market leading, fire breathing sales team. Those with common sense, a good sense of humor and a competitive need to win go to the front of the line. If you’re ready to work for a dynamic, number-one television station with a fantastic sales team in a positive, fun atmosphere - this is the career for you.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruit, develop and oversee an elite group of highly performing local sales people
  • Work with the sales team to develop effective client-focused advertising plans using all media platforms
  • Ability to achieve digital and broadcast sales objectives, build relationships, communicate clearly and execute strategic sales plans
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, be extremely organized and have great time management skills

Requirements:

  • 3 - 5 years of successful sales experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent is preferred
  • Proven ability to create client results using television and digital marketing
  • In-depth knowledge of television and digital processes
  • Extensive knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge in Wide Orbit, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Matrix and ComScore is a plus

No phone calls please.
Click HERE to apply online.

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 Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.