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Director of Sales

KLKN-TV on 11/16/2019


About Us

KLKN, Lincoln’s own ABC is a News and Marketing service company focused on Lincoln, Nebraska and its’ surrounding communities.  We are committed to quality journalism to the Lincoln Community, and to generating the results our advertising partners expect.  Lincoln is one of the best college sports town in the country, and a great place to raise a family. 

General Job Description

The Director of Sales leads and develops the sales team, maximizing broadcast and digital revenue through effective inventory and customer relationship management.  Responsible for the overall sales effort, share and revenue growth.  Responsible for building a strong sales marketing team that is media agnostic; that is able to sell across all screens and all platforms.  Strong efforts towards building customer confidence will have positive effects upon the stations’ sales efforts.   Provide prompt, courteous service to all station departments and clients. Coach, mentor and team lead sales staff.   Plan and manage sales department expense budget.

Core Competencies

Exceptional leadership, communication and motivational skills.  Big picture vision and thinking.

Must possess advanced knowledge of TV ratings and research. Strong and effective sales skills. Professional and effective problem-solving skills. Persuasive verbal and written communication skills.

Solid computer skills. Must possess adaptable and effective negotiating skills in an ever changing, fluid environment.  Ability to thrive in a team-oriented, competitive, fast-paced environment.


Application details

Please mail your resume to Kern Dant - GM, 3240 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE  68502, email to HR@klkntv.com or apply in person between 9-5. Please denote how you became aware of this position in your response.  KLKN-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.