Sales Assistant

US-IL-Chicago
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-46588
Category
Sales

Overview

Provide administrative support to a group of account executives as well as the sales department as a whole. Candidate must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and be interested in working on a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Enters/edits orders in traffic system
  • Generates reports related to sales activities
  • Creates/revises proposals, recaps and various presentation documentation/correspondence for account executives regarding their accounts
  • Creates audio recordings of on-air segments
  • Communicates often and effectively with traffic department to ensure campaigns run correctly
  • Serves as the initial contact person for clients when account executives are out of the office
  • Organizes and maintains the sales drive for the staff, keeping sales pieces up-to-date
  • Coordinates, creates and updates programming and promotional pieces to be used by sales staff
  • Creates and updates media kit informational pieces
  • Provides additional administrative support as required
  • Answers phones, files, general office admin

 

 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates impeccable attention to detail
  • Is a self-starter, working both quickly and efficiently
  • Manages time; focuses on urgent/important tasks; avoids procrastination; meets deadlines
  • Adapts well to shifts in priorities and urgencies
  • Anticipates salespeople’s needs and is proactive to follow-up
  • Is conscientious and automatically double-checks work
  • Learns quickly
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for assignments and tasks
  • Exhibits good interpersonal skills; collaborates with others; maintains composure when faced with difficult situations and personalities
  • Goes above and beyond without being asked
  • Exercises good judgment
  • Exhibits excellent communication skills, including listening, speaking and writing
  • Possesses an optimistic, can-do attitude
  • Is reliable and trustworthy
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

 Education:

  • 4 year college degree

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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