Status: Full-time position
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Summary: The Digital Sales Manager generates digital revenues to meet or exceed predetermined goals. This position creates revenues through directly managing the Digital Acoount Manager, by working collaboratively with the Local Sales Managers, making digital sales presentations with the Accoung Managers and selling to key digital advertising agencies. the DSM effectively prices and packages all sales inventory on teh station website, mobile applications and future digital ventures. The Digital Sales Manager creates sales materials for the Digital Acoount Manager and the Account Managers including multi platoform packages utilizing all of Meredith's assests including TV, Magazine, cable channel and the Better program. This role interperest weekly and monthly audience analytics for the sales team. The Digital Sales Manager works proactively with teh digital content creators in the newsroom to fulfill sales/news marketing plans. This position also conducts regular training sessions for the sales staff and creates effective systems and procedures to execute sales.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field or equivalent training and/or experience.
Three to five years expeience in digital media sales and/or sales management.
Solid understanding of multiplatform sales including web and television.
Demonstrated skills in managing people directly and working within a team.
Full understanding of digital analytics as well as content and sales applicaions for various digital platforms.
In depth knowledge of third party ad networks and content providers.
Must have good driving record.
Duties: 45% - Sells to key ad agencies. Supervises the Digital Account Manager and makes sales presentations with Digital Account Manager and Account Managers.
25% - Creates sales materials for the sales tea, properly controls and prices inventory. Creates effective systems andn procedures to execute sales.
20% - Works with content creators on special pages and sections; executes order fulfillemnt.
10% - Trains Digital Account Manager and Account Managers on digital media sales.
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