Local Sales Manager (8733)

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WOAI-TV is looking for a Local Sales Manager (LSM) .We are looking for someone who will lead our local sales department in maximizing all sales opportunities, with an emphasis on multimedia platform new business development. This position requires an individual who possesses strong leadership skills to lead a local sales team in selling new business. This individual will need to be a negotiator and motivator!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with General Sales Manager in recruitment, training and effective management of local sales team
  • Grow relationships with local advertisers
  • Assist in inventory management and pricing
  • Oversight of new local business efforts, including accountability for new business sales goals (Broadcast and Digital)and inventory management
  • Manage and control sales revenue by developing strong relationship with local clients

Required Skills


  • At least 4-7 years broadcast sales experience, with televisions sales and management experience preferred
  • Proven success in developmental business and multimedia platforms including web and mobile applications
  • Thorough knowledge of ratings and the ability to create presentations utilizing comparative values
  • College degree preferred
  • Computer software (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.) competency required
  • OSI knowledge preferred but not required, experience with Base is a plus.

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