Market Manager/Director of Sales - #156321


Date: 02/23/2021 14:30 PM

City: Bangor, Maine

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

NEWS CENTER Maine, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliates in Portland (WCSH) and Bangor (WLBZ), is searching for a motivated and top performing strategic leader to serve as Market Manager & Director of Sales in Bangor. NEWS CENTER Maine delivers a variety of products that enhance the audience and client experience. As the leader of WLBZ the Market Manager is responsible for providing leadership for the entire Bangor team, as well as growing local sales. The position partners with the NEWS CENTER Maine leadership team and reports directly to the President & General Manager in Portland.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leads local sales organization at WLBZ
  • Works directly with staff and clients on providing successful client solutions
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with key client decision makers
  • Provides strong day-to-day leadership and support for the entire WLBZ team
  • Works directly with HR relating to employee development and management
  • Identifies opportunities for local marketing and branding for the Bangor market
  • Provides Bangor market insights to NEWS CENTER Maine leadership team
  • Possesses an active voice and serves as an advocate in the community
  • Oversees WLBZ local commercial production team
  • Partners with WLBZ and the NCM leadership team to create and execute WLBZ-specific strategic plan initiatives
  • Supervises WLBZ expense management

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Minimum of five years' experience in Broadcast sales management
  • Proven track record of successful leadership, innovation and goal achievement
  • Demonstrated mastery of planning, prioritizing and achieving financial and strategic objectives
  • Top-notch critical thinking skills and data-driven decision-making capability
  • Well versed in digital strategies and regularly engages with digital products
  • Experience building high-performing & diverse teams, developing staff, and fostering a culture of care & excellence
  • An inclusive leader that is an effective communicator, avid listener, and collaborator that contributes to a shared vision
  • Excellent critical thinking and judgment skills
  • Has built strong relationships in the community and within a team
  • Adaptive to change, with a full understanding of the transformative media industry, and possesses a forward-thinking approach to innovate business to serve today's audience and advertiser


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For more information, visit URL blocked - click to apply.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.


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