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National Sales Assistant

National Sales Assistant

Job ID 
2017-45716
Location 
US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
Category 
Sales
Posted Date 
5/10/2017

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Overview

Provides sales support to the National Sales Manager as well as National Sales Reps to maximize revenue and achieve department goals. Provides assistance to management daily as needed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in maximizing revenues by processing and maintaining national orders, make goods, resolving discrepancies and communicating with account executives, agencies and clients
  • Identify suitable make good areas based on inventory, rates and ratings
  • Answer incoming calls for sales managers in a professional and positive manner
  • Proactive in seeking out additional duties from sales manager and/or other members of sales team
  • Assist in preparation of sales presentations
  • Pull daily revenue reports
  • Maintain national account files
  • Process contracts, credit information, payments, political forms and maintain accurate records
  • Work with Credit Department on correct billing and claims reconciliation
  • Treat all co-workers with proper manners and respect. Establish as an asset to the entire team
  • All other duties as assigned by Sales Management
  • Works on a day-to-day basis with station sales management, sales staff, traffic, programming, promotions and business departments to ensure station business is booked and airing properly
  • Attention to posting needs of clients
  • Maintain weekly posting spreadsheets
  • Inputting UD schedules and maintaining running totals of posts
  • Assisting with promotional schedules

Qualifications

  • Preferred working knowledge of television business, ratings, traffic, general practices and vocabulary
  • Preferred minimum of 5 years experience in TV sales industry.
  • Preferred ability to understand demographic ratings, inventory, rate structure and make good process.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Additional Computer skills a plus: Wide Orbit or other traffic system, Media Line or other processing system
  • Possess outstanding organizational and communication skills and have the ability to work well under pressure
  • Self-motivated and meet deadlines
  • Able to handle busy phones, multi-task and have a positive attitude
  • Proficient in numbers, basic math, percentages
  • Must be willing to submit to a background
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.

 

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT additional duties

  • Providing managers with daily and weekly reports for sales, traffic and operations.
  • Develop working knowledge of sales and traffic programs (Wide Orbit, Medialine, Matrix, Sharebuilder)
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets as needed for management analysis of rate, inventory, revenue, etc
  • Assist in projects such as budget process
  • Process manager’s expenses
  • Arrange manager’s travel
  • Assist in arranging station functions, client meetings, etc.
  • Assist in preparing presentations (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)

 

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com

 

WSFL is an equal opportunity employer

 

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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