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Director of Sales- National Digital News

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Sinclair is launching NEW National Digital News division to realize the full potential of their 100M Monthly Unique O&O Digital News portfolio. - The Director of Sales will work in partnership with the SVP of Sales - National News Digital to launch the brand and sales team to the marketplace. They will be responsible for identifying, soliciting, developing, and negotiating sales opportunities with potential partners (both client and agency) across Sinclair's Digital News Products (X number of Station Sites + NewsON). - The Director of Sales focus is on generating larger partnership, content, and sponsorship opportunities for advertisers across digital, social, linear, and/or experiential platforms. This position reports to the SVP of Sales, National News Digital, based out of NY. Daily Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Working closely with SVP of Sales, generate and close national partnership, media & branded content sales opportunities for National News Brands
  • Build out team with the hiring of AE's, planners, and Sales Assistants
  • Identify and develop proposals to potential partners (both client and agency)
  • Identify and develop proposals to potential partners (both client and agency)
  • Collaborate with various Sinclair internal teams (other sales business units, marketing, production, business development, programming, editorial, social) to identify, evolve, and create sales opportunities
  • Partner with third party brands, companies, and vendors to create unique partnership opportunities for Sinclair National News Team
  • Oversee campaign execution process to ensure client success and drive renewal/growth opportunities Qualifications:
    • Minimum 10+ years of experience in media/advertising (sales or agency), preferably in content and/or digital
    • Proven track record of selling/executing integrated client partnerships
    • Self-starter who approaches work in a collaborative way
    • Passionate about media with ability to create and bring creative ideas to client partners and internal teams
    • Ability to be a consummate team player and a goal-oriented thinker
    • Strong analytical and organizational qualities
    • Excellent written and presentation skills
    • Proficient in MS Office applications - Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! - About Us - Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team! - About the Team - The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Keywords: Sinclair Broadcast Group, New York , Director of Sales- National Digital News, Executive , New York, New York

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