Director of Sales
WMBD-TV (CBS)/WYZZ-TV (FOX)
WMBD-TV (CBS) and WYZZ (Fox-through an Outsourcing Agreement with Sinclair Broadcasting Group) is seeking a successful, motivated, take-charge, proven sales leader to serve as a Director of Sales in the developing, maintaining and growing of revenue for these stations.
Located in central Illinois, Peoria is midway between Chicago and St. Louis and recently named an All-America City. Through local top rated medical institutions, companies like Archer Daniels Midland, Bradley University in Peoria and Illinois State University in Bloomington, significant education, science and arts advancements have been made through various community alliances in Peoria. Hosting a large manufacturing and agriculture community that is home to the international headquarters for Caterpillar and State Farm Insurance, Peoria and Bloomington are dynamic Midwestern communities known for their values, popular lifestyle, ease of travel to major metropolitan areas and wonderful communities in which to work and live.
Successful candidate must have proven sales record and will be responsible for developing and executing multifaceted deals, new business development, recruiting and developing talented sales professionals, as well as developing solid client relationships. This candidate must also have 3-5 years as General Sales Manager or 5+years as Local Sales Manager in small to mid-size market. The successful candidate will have strong communications skill in both writing and presentation, experience in forecasting and business planning, and proficiency in software programs (OSI, a plus) that will be utilized daily in the revenue process.
If this position describes you, please send your resume and cover letter listing your qualification to: Richard Engberg, Vice President and General Manager, 3131 N. University St., Peoria, IL 61604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO