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Local/Digital Sales Manager


Company KYOU
Jobdescription About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KYOU:

KYOU is the FOX and NBC affiliate in Ottumwa and is owned by Gray Television, Inc. KYOU's dedicated staff serves the area of Southeastern Iowa and Northeastern Missouri region. In addition to FOX 15.1 NBC 15.2, and The CW 15.4. KYOU brings local weather forecasts, news on Iowa Tonight, and much more. KYOU is also part of Gray Digital Media (GDM), which offers high-quality and targeted digital services, both locally and in all 50 states.

Job Summary/Description:

KYOU is hiring for the position of Local and Digital Sales Manager to manage the multi-platform marketing sales team that caters to local businesses in Southeastern Iowa and Northeastern Missouri. This team is responsible for meeting & exceeding revenue goals for the station through sales of marketing campaigns and ad placements on various platforms including traditional TV, streaming TV, streaming audio, social media platforms, target display and video, search engines, and more. The goal of this team is to be a one-stop-shop marketing for local businesses by providing marketing strategies, creative production, and placement on the best platforms to reach the right audience. Excellent earning potential and competitive benefits package.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

* Has experience leading and managing a team that is performance-based and has experience working on a performance-based team as a top performer

* Has experience in the marketing industry

* Has a strong ability to lead the team in developing new local direct business with an emphasis on digital

* Forward thinker, ability to create and present advertising strategies and ideas for local businesses incorporating television and digital mediums

* Ability to serve as the in-market expert for digital marketing and television media

* Has the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines at one time

* Takes initiative to recognize a need and come up with a solution without being asked

* Can communicate goals and expectations, hold staff accountable for those goals & expectations, and provide resources & guidance to help staff meet goals & expectations

* Make monthly, quarterly, and annual broadcast and digital goals

* Stay organized and help the sales team

* Portray a positive attitude, which coincides with the positive brand reputation of KYOU in the marketplace


* Previous sales management experience

* Has experience in public speaking and/or presenting information to business decision-makers

* Strong leadership skills are a must. Has experience training new hires and training & developing current employees

* Enjoys working on a team and being a resource for team members

* Enjoys working with technology and on computers

* Is proficient in Microsoft Office Products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

* Is adaptable and willing to try new methods and strategies to help the team accomplish goals

* Candidate must be able to successfully complete the MVR check

Qualified, interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KYOU-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.




Bachelors or better in Sales or related field.

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Expdate 3/22/24

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