Digital Sales Manager

Company: KUSA/KTVD

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4 Year Degree
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Job Description

9NEWS Denver (KUSA & KTVD-TV) a TEGNA Media Company, is home to employees who demonstrate an urgent, passionate and unmatched commitment to lead and revolutionize information delivery across all platforms. Itâs also one of the fastest growing areas in the country, attracting and growing new business at a rapid pace.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Sales Manager (DSM) to join our dynamic and forward-thinking sales team. The ideal candidate will showcase his or her strategic and entrepreneurial expertise by leading a team of account executives and executing a digital sales strategy that delivers customized customer solutions through an integrated suite of media platforms.

People leadership and mentoring are important to this role.

This position reports to the Director of Sales.

The DSM will be at the forefront of:

  • Developing the strategic plan to grow digital sales amongst existing clients, demonstrating the value of digital campaigns and expanding sales opportunities to new markets and clients
  • Overseeing a broad digital fulfillment team charged with creating a full pipeline of digital business and strong ROI
  • Serving as digital product expert accompanying account executives on multiple sales calls weekly.
  • Training team members on our Digital product suite features and benefits, and providing coaching and development to maximize sales and customer satisfaction
  • Collaborating with other Sales Managers to drive integrated sales opportunities and collaborating to ensure opportunities are recognized and effectively integrated
  • Building a âpipelineâ of high-quality, potential talent, and developing new talent

  • Requirements:

  • 5 years of digital sales experience (with a focus on local), 3 years digital sales management
  • Deep understanding of the local digital market and our competition
  • Broad knowledge of all facets of digital sales and marketing. Product knowledge must include, Targeted display, Social, SEO & SEM.
  • Experience creating new revenue opportunities from synergies between interactive sales and other mediums (broadcast, radio, print)
  • Bachelorâs degree
  • Google Certified a must
  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office
  • High attention to detail, proven experience multi-tasking and driving projects to completion
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Strong customer facing skills
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    About TEGNA:

    TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. For more information, visit

    TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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