WGN America, the flagship entertainment destination of Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO), is a nationally distributed television network available in more than 77 million homes via cable, satellite and telco. The network features a strong slate of original scripted series, fan-favorite dramas, comedies and blockbuster movies. Stay connected to WGN America on Twitter @wgnamerica. For additional information, please visitwww.wgnamerica.com.
WGN America is looking for a Sales Assistant to support our Account Executives. Some duties include: Input and maintain sales orders, from entry through invoicing & payment. Collaborate with, prioritize and assist assigned Account Executives on specific accounts. Maintain the sales process and sales orders by interacting with the sales & planning departments, traffic, billing & ad agencies.
Ensure all orders are booked and revised according to specs & guidelines and are booked properly in the system for assigned account executive(s)
Executing flighting of deals, as well as making necessary adjustments for program changes
Check contracts daily to confirm the systems match and back-up paperwork is accurate, completing tracking sheets
Handle pre-empts/makegoods in addition to EDI
Maintain ASR reports, research and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
Foster effective relationships with internal and external contacts.
BA in business, marketing, communications or related field, or equivalent education and experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Attention to detail is a must.
Flexibility to work overtime during peak sales seasons.
WGN America and Tribune Studios will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.