Friday, January 21, 2022

WBBZ-TV Job Listings


Results-driven Sales Manager

WBBZ-TV in Buffalo, NY seeks a results-driven Sales Manager to manage local and national sales efforts. This experienced sales professional must have a winning attitude and a strong drive to succeed!

About WBBZ

WBBZ-TV is WNY’s only locally owned and operated television station. The station is a MeTV affiliate, America’s #1 all-classic network. Each week, our viewers enjoy more than 50 of the greatest TV series ever made, selected from MeTV’s incredible library. In addition, WBBZ produces a wide-array of award-winning local programming, offering our advertisers a one-of-a kind marketing opportunity.


Our ideal candidate is a proven leader who is committed to creating a culture of excellence and building a high-performance local sales team.This candidate must lead, train, coach, and supervise Account Executives while creating a culture that fosters personal growth and development. The successful candidate will establish a clear framework of accountability and individual performance goals. The Sales Manager will also be responsible for managing and growing the station’s national sales efforts.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of three local sales account executives
  • Oversee National Sales
  • Recruit, hire, and onboard new team members as needed to maximize growth
  • Create accurate sales forecasts on a quarterly basis, and update projections with actuals on an ongoing basis
  • Provide detailed weekly sales reports to the management team outlining key performance metrics and sales performance
  • Accurately identify, monitor and forecast sales and marketing trends for key business segments
  • Develop quarterly strategies to grow new revenue and maximize existing customer business
  • Effectively sell commercial inventory, paid programming and sponsorships for our unique local programming.

Specialized Skills and Experience Required:

  • Strong problem solving, communication and analytical skills required
  • Proven success in new business development
  • Results-driven professional with a proven ability to set and exceed sales team revenue targets
  • Strong problem solving, time-management and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, high-pressured, performance focused  environment
  • Preferred minimum 3 years of media sales management experience
  • Local television station experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Salesforce, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google, and traffic platforms.
  • Experience developing strategies and successfully executing to achieve long-range objectives.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communications, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience and performance
  • Monthly mileage and cell phone allowance
  • $150 per month contribution to Medical Coverage
  • Paid time off – vacation and personal time
  • 10 paid holidays

Please email your resume and cover letter to Let us know a little about yourself and why you are the perfect candidate to join the WBBZ family.



Part-time Bookkeeping Position

WBBZ is Western New York’s only true hometown TV station. We are seeking a part-time bookkeeper to join our small but mighty team.

Bookkeeper Job Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Receivable activities
    • Process and ensure daily deposit and credit card payments are recorded appropriately
    • Enter receipts into QuickBooks Online and BroadView system
    • Enter monthly invoices into QuickBooks Online
    • Ensure effective delinquency practices
  • Accounts Payable activities
    • Download/enter and code invoices into QuickBooks Online
    • Schedule and make payments
  • Set up and track projects/expenses in QuickBooks Online
  • Enter and set up new customer and vendor accounts
  • Onboarding of new employees
  • Provide “Daily Cash” reports for Management
  • Run weekly Aging Reports for Management
  • Run ad hoc reports as necessary
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations
  • Work with outside Accountant as needed
  • Manage PPP loan/submit “Forgiveness” application

The successful candidate will work approximately 20 hours each week. We are looking for the right person to join our team and are open to flexible scheduling to meet everyone’s needs.

Qualifications / Skills Required:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting preferred (or 2 years of experience in a professional setting)
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
  • Strong computer skills – high level of proficiency in QuickBooks and Excel
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with particular attention to detail
  • Ability to work through complex issues and summarize results
  • Data Entry Skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Thoroughness
  • Media experience a plus

Please email your resume and cover letter to Let us know a little about yourself and why you are the perfect candidate to join the WBBZ family.