General Sales Manager

Salem Media Group/Salem Surround, Washington DC

Company Salem Media of DC
Position General Sales Manager
Jobdescription Description

Salem Media Group/Salem Surround in Washington DC has an exceptional opportunity for a qualified General Sales Manager for our six-station cluster and digital division. The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality along with a drive to succeed and excellent communication skills. This person is expected to consistently meet and exceed all budget categories.


• Maintain and grow accounts while developing new business

• Prospect, sell and lead the sales team in developing multimedia advertising plans incorporating radio commercials/programs, digital marketing solutions, and event sponsorships

• Recruit, hire, train and supervise a Sales team in accordance with company policy

• Provide weekly projection/forecast reports to General Manager

• Attend station and client promotions (outside of normal business hours)

• Other related duties as required


• Maintain a positive and energetic leadership style with high integrity, strong work ethic and ownership of outcomes

• 3-5 years of local media sales management experience preferred

• Proven track record of success in recruiting, hiring, and training sales professionals

• Proven record of meeting and exceeding sales objectives

• Proven ability to solve local advertiser’s marketing challenges with the appropriate marketing solutions

• Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

• Proficient in computer skills (Windows/PC, Microsoft Office)

• Proficient in analyzing market research, analyzing internal financial reports and sales budgeting

• Candidates must have a reliable, fully insured automobile, a valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record

• Applicants must agree to a background check

Salem Media Group is the leading U.S. radio broadcaster targeting audiences interested in conservative news talk and Christian and family-themed programming. We offer a competitive compensation package based upon experience and a comprehensive benefit package including paid holidays, paid vacation, and a 401K plan.

Come see how Salem is different and why we’ve been awarded as a “Great Place to Work” and as a “Best and Brightest” employer.” Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Expdate 01/31/23

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