WGN America, the flagship entertainment destination of Tribune Media Company, is a nationally distributed television network whose reach is approaching 80 million homes via cable, satellite and telco. The network features a strong slate of original scripted dramas, first-run syndicated dramas, comedies and blockbuster movies celebrated by fans across the country. We seek an assertive and detail oriented Direct Response Sales Assistant to join our Sales team.
The Sales Assistant will be responsible for various aspects of account management while providing timely and accurate information to the Sales team and clients. The position acts as a liaison between the sales and planning departments, traffic, billing and ad agencies. Responsibilities include ensuring all orders are booked and revised according to specs and guidelines. Checking contracts daily to confirm the systems match and back-up paperwork is accurate. Additional responsibilities include handling pre-empts/makegoods, ASR reports, sending pre/post logs to agencies as requested, researching and timely resolving of any discrepancies.
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 www.tribunemedia.com.