NBC Universal Digital Sales Director, NBC & Telemundo Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Job Number 41132BR

Job Title Digital Sales Director, NBC & Telemundo Chicago

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - WMAQ

Posting Category Sales

About Us At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Country United States

State Illinois

City Chicago




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in media sales field

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant sales experience

  • Demonstrated strong domain level expertise within the digital media space, including mobile

  • Proven history of selling thorough and consultative solutions to top brands and agencies

  • Must be able to travel

  • Willing and able to work past normal office hours and weekends with short notice when necessary

  • Must have a valid driver’s license ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered a candidate for this position

  • Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Experience working in large traditional media organizations and possess a deep client rolodex

  • Experience managing a direct team, a plus

  • Exceptional communications skills; written and verbal

  • Exceptional presentation skills from creation to delivery

  • Ability to aggressively manage the successful execution of planned sales strategies

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Understanding of online ad serving and 3rd party research skills such as ComScore, Omniture, etc.

  • Excellent knowledge of industry trends, technologies, and pricing models

  • Excellent knowledge of ad campaign metrics and analysis

  • Strong ability to collaborate and coordinate

  • Professional maturity, integrity, discipline and a positive attitude

  • Strong skills working with Excel, PowerPoint, and Salesforce.com

  • Bilingual - written and spoken language proficiency in English and Spanish, a plus


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