• Sales Assistant

    Location US-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/27/2018 9:25 AM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Supports Local and National Account Executives and Sales Management to attain departmental goals and provide high quality sales service internally and to WDAF customers and partners in a professional manner.


    • Input and maintenance of Local, National, and Digital orders.
    • Directly supporting Local and National Account Executives with all client maintenance needs.
    • Responsibility for contract processing and invoicing clients.
    • General office responsibilities, including monitoring sales management phone lines, and main station line.
    • Assisting in the preparation of multi-platform Sales presentations.
    • Maintenance and update of Sales calendar.
    • Interacting with other departments internally at the station and with other Business Units.
    • Backup support for other Sales Assistants when required, may include TV and Digital traffic and reporting  


    Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

    Possess outstanding organizational and communication skills and have the ability to work well under pressure.

    Must be self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines on a continual basis.

    Ability to multitask and have a positive attitude required with the ability to work well in a team environment, in addition to communicating well with internal and external clients over the telephone.

    Flexibility with work schedule is desired but not required.

    Knowledge of Wide Orbit traffic system preferred but not required.

    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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