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Salem Media Group

Local Sales Manager- Philadelphia, PA

Salem Media Group
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 07/25/2016
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

News Talk 990 – WNTP is looking for a Local Sales Manager in Philadelphia, PA. 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 meet and exceed personal sales goals as well as meet and exceed the News Talk 990 sales team goals. The News Talk 990 Local Sales Manager will report to the Salem Philadelphia General Sales Manager


  • Meet and exceed personal sales goals
  • Maintain and grow personal and sales team accounts while developing new local direct accounts 
  • Prospect, sell and lead the News Talk 990 sales team in developing local direct multimedia advertising plans incorporating spot, digital, print, events programming
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise the News Talk 990 Sales team in accordance with company policy
  • Maintain accounts receivable collections in current and professional manner
  • Provide weekly projection/forecast reports to General Sales Manager
  • Attend station and client promotions (outside of normal business hours)
  • Assist creative services in production of commercials
  • Other related duties as required


  • A positive and energetic leadership style with high integrity, strong work ethic and ownership of outcomes
  • 3-5 years of local NewsTalk radio sales experience
  • Proven record of meeting and exceeding sales objectives
  • Proven ability to solve local advertiser’s marketing challenges with creativity and intelligence
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Proficient in computer skills (Windows/PC, Microsoft Office, etc.)
  • 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.  Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer.  We offer a salary based upon experience and a comprehensive benefit package including paid holidays and paid vacation.  No relocation is offered.