Market Manager

Website KJYY Telemundo Portland & MeTV Portland

Market Manager – Telemundo Portland, SagamoreHill Broadcasting

Portland, OR

SagamoreHill Broadcasting is looking for a passionate and competitive Market Manager to lead our advertising sales efforts in the Portland, Oregon DMA.

Portland is a well-rounded region with more than just the offbeat shops and events. Museums, art galleries and the oldest public library on the West Coast feed a population with more academic degrees than the national average. The metro area’s loyal sports fans avidly support their NBA basketball team, the Portland Trail Blazers; MLS soccer team, the Portland Timbers; and major junior ice hockey team, the Portland Winterhawks. Wilderness is also close by. Two mountain ranges and the Pacific Ocean can be reached in an hour or two, while the fertile vineyards of the Willamette Valley lure city dwellers with a thirst for something fresh. 

MeTV is America’s #1 all classic television network, providing viewers the very best in timeless and memorable television favorites. Featuring comedies including MASH, The Andy Griffith Show, and I Love Lucy; dramas such as Perry Mason and Columbo; great westerns including Gunsmoke and Bonanza; the heroics of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, and otherworldly classics such as Star Trek, Lost In Space and The Twilight Zone – and so much more!

Telemundo is the Spanish-language home of the Super Bowl, Olympics, FIFA World Cup, and high-profile programming and news. With over 62 million Hispanics, the United States is the second largest Spanish-speaking country in the world!  In Portland, Hispanics accounted for over one-third of the total population growth in the last 10 years. Telemundo Portland connects our advertising partners to the buying power of this audience, while serving and celebrating the vibrant Hispanic local community.

The ideal candidate should be goal-oriented and able to develop long-lasting client and community relationships.

This position also requires a person who is driven, accountable, ethical, personable, and works well independently.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Represent Telemundo Portland in the business community and build relationships with key decision makers
  • Develop new business strategy and non-traditional revenue opportunities
  • Oversee station’s client relationships, sales processes, and account maintenance; work closely with other station departments
  • Communicate advertising sales activities with the General Manager and report on revenue projections and budget variance and other key sales metrics
  • Maintain and develop strategy regarding inventory and budgets on all sales platforms
  • Manage national sales and maintenance, working alongside the National Sales Manager
  • Direct local sales effort. Manage local sales team and provide leadership, training, and resources. Attract, hire, and develop new sales talent
  • Directs the Accounts Receivable efforts of the Sales Department
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years in broadcast media and advertising media sales management experience
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask, manage multiple assignments and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Great networking skills
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with media software such as OSI-Adconnections or WideOrbit-Media Sales a plus
  • Strong work ethic, trustworthy, and self-motivated
  • Must possess a driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Bilingual with the ability to speak, read and write in both English and Spanish a plus

To apply for this job email your details to steve@shbtv.com