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Digital Sales Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WIAT in the Birmingham, Alabama market seeks a Digital Sales Director to lead an experienced, high performance sales team on selling the leading websites in Market 42.

The ideal candidate will be a people person who is responsible for developing large-scale new business clients and growing digital revenue from our existing accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Digital Sales Director will work with a team of account executives to create and sell a variety of integrated digital solutions which may include but are not limited to: Banner and video advertising on local media news websites; Mobile; and SEM/SEO/Display solutions both in and outside of the market area.

The DSD will teach and motivate this local sales team while working in concert with local and national sales managers.

Other responsibilities include ascertaining and supervising research needs, developing business plans, and managing inventory, pricing, and production. The Digital Sales Director may also be expected to sell and manage his/her own accounts as well.

REQUIREMENTS:
We`re looking for a strong sales professional who will build on our great momentum by leading and directing our team to new levels of success. Candidate must have thorough understanding of digital content and advertising. Successful candidates should also have 3 years media sales experience; management experience a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume to:

EOE M/F/D/V Drug Screen & Background check. Send resume, references, sales management philosophy and salary history to: Human Resources, WIAT-TV, P.O. Box 59496, Birmingham, AL 35259 or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-14