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Local Sales Assistant-1

Local Sales Assistant-1

Job ID 
2017-46367
Location 
US-OH-Cleveland
Category 
Sales
Posted Date 
9/28/2017

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Overview

The Local Sales Assistant is the primary clerical and support person for the local sales staff. This position assists Local Sales Managers and Account Executives in all aspects of the sales process, including good stewardship of client business.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:
• Proper paperwork and order entry with high level of accuracy
• Working with clients directly on make goods, resolving discrepancies, posting reports
• Responding appropriately to incoming calls and emails from clients
• Working with traffic operations on programming, commercial placement and break structures
• Working with Promotions and Community Service departments on placement of inventory and paperwork
• Maintaining and updating sales support material, including our Intranet sales site as well as physical files
• Providing back up support for other Sales Assistants and Copy Assistants
• Pulling reports as needed
• Preparing multimedia presentations and supporting documents
• Coordinating sales project merchandising and promotional support
• Occasionally participating in outside sales functions / presentations
• Being a positive and professional representative of Tribune Media Company and our multiple advertising platforms
• High School Graduate or equivalent; College degree preferred
• 1-2 years business experience with significant exposure to clients or customers in a sales environment
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Dependability and punctuality
• Excellent follow-through and detail orientation
• Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• Good interpersonal skills – get along well with others
• Accurately compare and verify information
• Work in a fast paced environment; handle multiple duties simultaneously
• Effectively communicate with others (present ideas, facts and technical information clearly)
• Quickly adjust to changing priorities, goals, procedures and essential duties
• Take initiative; effectively solve problems on your own
• Work with numbers (basic arithmetic including fractions and percentages)

Qualifications

Requirements:
• High School Graduate or equivalent; College degree preferred
• 1-2 years business experience with significant exposure to clients or customers in a sales environment
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Dependability and punctuality
• Excellent follow-through and detail orientation
• Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• Good interpersonal skills – get along well with others
• Accurately compare and verify information
• Work in a fast paced environment; handle multiple duties simultaneously
• Effectively communicate with others (present ideas, facts and technical information clearly)
• Quickly adjust to changing priorities, goals, procedures and essential duties
• Take initiative; effectively solve problems on your own
• Work with numbers (basic arithmetic including fractions and percentages)
If interested please apply online or send resume via email or US mail to:

 

If interested, please apply online:

Apply On-line: please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/, and search for keyword “Local Sales Assistant”.

 


WJW-TV 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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