Sales Assistant

Location US-CT-Hartford
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/26/2018 12:25 PM)
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Assist the Sales Managers and the Sales Executives within the local sales department with various duties as assigned.


  • Work directly for sales managers as well as one or more sales people.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with the sales team and other company personnel
  • Support sales managers with reports and any clerical needs
  • Provide detailed and time-sensitive sales support necessary for the processing of sales orders from inception, conclusion and resolve of any discrepancies. May include post sale tasks.
  • Interface directly with clients w/ regards to air times, traffic, creative, approvals, etc as needed
  • Step in as necessary for general office needs: including but not limited to ordering supplies, electronic filing, backup for other assts, etc.
  • Maintain database of clients and mailing lists
  • Assist with preparation of Power Point sales presentations for sales reps, sales mgrs, and digital team
  • Position requires performance of other job-related duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma (college degree preferred)
  • Excellent communications skills, in person and phone
  • Proficient computer skills with word processing, Excel, and Power Point
  • Graphic design skills a plus
  • Detail-oriented work ethic
  • Must be highly organized and have the ability to handle multi-tasks simultaneously
  • Must be comfortable working in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance

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

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