Director, Digital Sales (NBC & Telemundo -Dallas Fort Worth )

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KXAS and KXTX, the NBC and Telemundo stations owned by NBCUniversal in Dallas/Ft. Worth, are seeking a Director of Digital Sales to manage local non-linear sales effort to achieve/exceed NBC 5 & Telemundo 39 non-linear revenue targets.

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Responsible for direct report(s) along with supporting local sales team to achieve/exceed their non-linear revenue targets

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support the advertising sales efforts for NBCU DFW including forecast management & sales analysis
  • Craft and execute a strategic plans to grow core digital, live streaming & OTT revenue
  • Create and communicate weekly revenue projections to key sales leaders including GM, VP of Sales, Finance and sales directors
  • Work closely with NBCU DFW AE and sales directors on multi-screen ideation and sales presentations for agencies and direct clients
  • Collaborate with NBC Spot On Central Region sales director on OTT sales opportunities and pending reports.
  • Communicate sales needs to NBCU OTS groups including and ad operations and sales support
  • Attend weekly NBCU OTS Digital Sales Managers meeting
  • Ongoing development/training of Account Executives on how to sell and position non-linear as solutions
  • Stay current on digital and OTT/CTV trends, sharing with management and sales teams
  • Interpret and present qualitative and quantitative market research/data to senior management, station sales staff and clients
  • Work directly with clients and sales team to provide superior client service and execute integrated marketing plans
  • Manage digital sales support staff
  • Manage all NBCU DFW non-linear sales materials, working with OTS digital and NBC Spot On marketing team

Qualifcations:

• College/Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant sales experience
• 1-2 years sales management experience preferred
• Demonstrated strong expertise within the digital media space with an emphasis on OTT/video
• Experience working in large/medium traditional media organizations
• Proven history of selling thorough and consultative solutions to top brands and agencies

Eligibility Requirements:

• External applicants are encouraged to submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job # 16346BR ).
• Must be willing to work at the location in Ft. Worth, Texas just south of DFW airport
• Must be 18 years or greater
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
• Willingness to local travel, at times work outside of normal business hours, and, potentially on weekends with short notice
• Must have a valid driver’s license.

Desired Characteristics:

• Driven results oriented leader
• The ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment
• Deep North Texas media buyer/client direct contacts
• Able to adapt to new technologies, systems, and product offerings
• Willingness to work in a collaborative environment
• Strong ability to coach/mentor
• Multi-tasking skill set

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