Nexstar Media Group

  • Digital Sales Manager

    Requisition ID
    2018-3359
    Category
    Sales
    Job Locations
    US-MA-Chicopee
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

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

    Essential Duties and 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 Manager, prepare and lead sales meeting.
    • Prepares budgets and approves budgeted expenditures
    • Works closely with Accounts Receivable and sales team to maintain current and collectible agings
    • Acts as a backup for the Local Sales Manager on an as needed basis
    • Manage Digital inventory and effective pricing
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Requirements & Skills:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred
    • Minimum three-year experience in Sales, preferably in the Digital field
    • Current knowledge of digital ad technology, online ad serving, 3rd party research skills such as ComScore and Google Analytics
    • IAB and/or Google AdWords certification a plus
    • Proficiency in MS Office products required
    • Experience with Wide Orbit, Matrix, Strata, ComScore and AdMall are a plus
    • Fluency in English; with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Occasional travel required; available to work extended hours if needed

     Physical Demands & Work Environment:

     

    The Digital Manager must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Digital Manager must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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