Sales Director - Long Island City, NY

Altice USA - Long Island City, NY (30+ days ago)3.6

Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million Residential and Business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.

From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news and voice offerings, we are making connections possible around the country - to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between.

Altice USA — one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States — has just launched a4, the company’s advanced advertising and data business, which delivers audience-based, multiscreen advertising solutions to local, regional and national advertisers and MVPD partners.

The Sales Director must have the ability to ensure profitability as industry focus evolves and continued competitive landscape. Must generate new business opportunities/leads. This position will drive revenue growth and increase market share through strategic sales planning. The Director will improve client satisfaction and sales responsiveness and expand our customer base.

Responsible for managing the advertising revenue generated for Advertising Operations. This includes local, national, political sales and Advanced Platforms.
Plan and implement strategies for the growth of advertising sales markets across the footprint, includes leveraging tools to optimize revenue.
Ensure revenue and operating income budgets are achieved on a monthly and annual basis.
Provide leadership, direction, and resources as needed for local sales staff, and to ensure performance and growth.
Be a strong motivator, hold team/individuals accountable, engage and develop the team.
Provide direction and coaching to sales leadership who also directly train and coach.
Drive and champion performance based incentives/recognition programs.
Develop revenue, expense and capital budgets annually. Provide financial forecasts.
Oversee all technical operations, sales support and service delivery.
Plan, forecast, analyze, and execute strategies to support the sales objectives.
Utilize sales reporting and analytical data to inform decisions that increase profitability.
Manage and maximize inventory usage, as well as pricing.
Demonstrated success managing team performance to meet and exceed sales targets
10+ years in ad sales industry
10+ years managerial sales experience
Bachelor’s degree required
Charismatic and enthusiastic leader with skill and experience in creating excitement and energy, building and leading teams and developing skills in others
Proven ability to attract, retain and motivate talent
Financial/budgeting experience
Track record of championing change to move business forward
Demonstrated use of sales reporting tools and analytics to inform business decisions