Local Sales Manager
: Greenville NC
A leading national telecommunications, media and entertainment company, Altice USA delivers residential and business services to more than 4.6 million total customers across 20 states. Our 18,000 employees have an unwavering commitment to customers and to providing quality products and outstanding service.
Our philosophy is built around our commitment to our employees, community and customers. We are committed to providing employees with opportunities for growth and development, as well as an environment where your ideas will help us drive our business and create a more meaningful employee experience.
The company offers Suddenlink-branded digital cable television, high-speed Internet and voice services to residential and business customers across the western, midwestern and southern states. Additionally, for its business customers, Suddenlink provides targeted television and online advertising services.
At Suddenlink, we respect the individuality of all members of our team and value the richness that diversity brings to our workforce. Suddenlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
Responsibilities: Are you driven, competitive, energetic, outgoing and self-motivated? Do you love leading teams to success? Then we want to talk to you!
Using a consultative approach, youíll lead a sales team to sell advertising solutions to local businesses. You will coach and train your team to grow their sales skills and improve their performance. Qualified candidates should be inspired to lead others in the business of media advertising, have a strong drive to partner with clients in helping them grow their business, and have a relentless commitment to delivering best in class advertising solutions to local businesses.
WHO WE ARE:Suddenlink Media, a division of one of the Top 10 cable broadband companies in the U.S. is growing and building a team of marketing professionals who want to help businesses in their communities succeed and grow. If you have the leadership skills and entrepreneurial spirit needed to be a successful Local Sales Manager, weíll provide the training and tools to help you reach your goals!
Our company culture encourages growth, innovation and collaboration and is built on core values: family first, honesty and integrity, creativity, caring about others, customer service, corporate citizenship, positive attitude and excellence. Our ongoing training program and comprehensive benefits package shows our commitment to you, and our competitive compensation structure rewards solid performance.
PERKS OF SUDDENLINK MEDIA:
Highly competitive compensation structure
Medical, dental and vision coverage, Life Insurance
Recognition of excellent performance
401k with company match
Generous discount on Suddenlink services within our service areas
RESPONSIBILITIES:Establish priorities and goals with the sales staff strengthen their skills and develop Account Executives as the preferred provider for their advertising clients to reach their assigned budgetary goals.
Provides quality internal and external customer service surrounding the Company values
Recruits and develops sales team and administers sales plans including identification of objectives and action programs to achieve overall business goals
Maximize inventory through creative packaging, and promotions and controlling rates
Establishes, revises and monitors performance standards for continuous improvement
Maintains an open line of communication with other system managers, supervisors, and team members
Conducts professional sales training and coaching to reflect changes in the services, product offerings, research tools and market conditions
Identifies and corrects operations barriers that hinder successful performance by developing creative solutions to problems, including the use of automation, procedure revisions, organizational changes, collaboration with other service departments
Analyze market research and local business trends for strengths and weaknesses and develop plans to grow Suddenlinkís market share
Responsible for participating in the execution of day-to-day operations when business needs and/or work load circumstances dictate
Develops and administers incentive and awareness programs to motivate employees, boost sales activity and recognize exceptional performance
Responsible for recognizing, rewarding and encouraging successful performance through ongoing monitoring and coaching
High school diploma or equivalent required
Bachelorís degree strongly preferred
Proficiency with Windows-based computer
Knowledge of the local media market and local contacts preferred
Proficiency with internet terms and concepts, including social media
Strong professional verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize effectively
Strong people and relationship management skills
Strong mathematical and analytical skills
Demonstrated strong presentation and sales skills
Valid state driver's license and a good driving record required
3 - 5 years of successful media sales or equivalent experience
Minimum 3 years prior sales management, preferably in media sales
Advertising experience strongly preferred
Internet Advertising Sales and SEO experience preferred
To Apply, go to https://external-suddenlink.icims.com/jobs/13860/manager-local-sales/job
EOE. Posted 10/14/16
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