Nexstar Media Group

  • Director of Sales

    Requisition ID
    Job Locations
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    WMBD-TV (CBS) and WYZZ (Fox-through an Outsourcing Agreement) is seeking a successful, motivated, take-charge, proven sales leader to serve as a Director of Sales in the developing and growing of revenue for these stations plus robust digital platforms. 


    Located in central Illinois, Peoria/Bloomington is midway between Chicago and St. Louis.  The market is host to several large companies and vibrant, top rated medical institutions plus Bradley University and Illinois State University.  Peoria and Bloomington are dynamic Midwestern communities known for their values, popular lifestyle, ease of travel to major metropolitan areas and wonderful communities in which to work and live.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The successful candidate must have proven sales record in TV and Digital and will be responsible for developing and executing multifaceted deals, new business development, recruiting and developing talented sales professionals, as well as developing solid client relationships.  This candidate must also have 3-5 years as General Sales Manager or 5+years as Local Sales Manager.  The successful candidate will have strong communications skill in both writing and presentation, experience in forecasting and business planning, and proficiency in software programs that will be utilized daily in the revenue process.


    If this position describes you, please apply online with your resume and cover letter listing your qualification at


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