Sales Intern

US-IL-Chicago
4 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-46680
Category
Internships

Overview

WGN 720AM  is currently seeking a Sales Intern.

This is an interactive and dynamic internship that relies on the intern to be self-motivated and disciplined, with a passion for learning.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will create sales marketing materials using PowerPoint that will be used to up sell current clients and sell prospects advertising campaigns on WGN Radio, conduct air checks of spots that air, answer phones and provide other general support.

 

In addition, this internship provides an introduction to the sales function in a radio environment and is intended to be a means of developing the skills and knowledge needed to advance into a sales position.  You will need to have strong computer skills, excellent communication skills and the energy and drive needed to handle a variety of tasks well with a desire to move into the sales arena in the future.

 

You will also have the opportunity to go on actual sales calls with account executives to learn about the sales process and will work on sales initiatives that connect radio advertising with online advertising opportunities.

Qualifications

SPRING (January - April) 

 

Hours: Negotiable

Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


 

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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