Rogers, Arkansas

KHBS/KHOG TV, Arkansas Hearst, with ABC, CW, and MeTV affiliates, is looking for an experienced General Sales Manager with an exceptional record of success. The ideal candidate must possess strong leadership, motivational and sales skills along with 5+ years as a sales manager or equivalent experience. You must have skills in budgeting, forecasting, managing inventory, recruiting talented sales people, generating revenue and team leadership.

As a General Sales Manager, it is the expectation that you will work primarily at the station as well as away from the station, meeting with clients and attending sales calls. You will have capabilities for zoom/video conference meetings as needed.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage and guide an experienced sales team to achieve station goals on all platforms.
  • Develop, implement, and communicate sales strategies and action plans.
  • Manage stations inventory and rates.
  • Meet with clients and advertisers to maintain high visibility in the community.
  • Create and manage non-traditional revenue and new business projects.
  • Interface with station's national rep firm to set goals and objectives.
  • Work with the promotion department to create sales opportunities.
  • Work with General Manager and other department managers to accomplish station objectives.
Experience Requirements:
  • Five years broadcast sales management experience preferred.
  • Must have a proven track record of success in transactional, new business, digital and multi-platforms sales.
  • Past experience with managing an independent or non-traditional television station a plus.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:
  • Candidates must possess strong leadership, motivational and sales skills.
  • Must have the ability to price, forecast, and budget and execute a clear plan and vision.
  • Looking for a positive leader.
  • Creative selling abilities a must!
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Rogers, Arkansas

Hearst Television is a national multi-media company with operations serving nearly three dozen U.S cities, reaching one out of every five U.S households. We deliver local and national news, weather, information, sports, and entertainment programming via every available content-delivery platform. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the media industry’s premier companies, where quality journalism and service to the community are our core values. The company and its employees have been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation. Founded in 1887, Hearst is one of the world’s most admired private media and information companies with some 200 business in more than 150 companies. 

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