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Publication or Company New York Public Radio
Job Title Sales Assistant
Industry Marketing, Non-profit, Radio, Sales/Advertising Sales
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Overview:

New York Public Radio (NYPR) is seeking an experienced Sales Assistant to join the Underwriting Department. Reporting to the Senior Director of Underwriting, the Sales Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Local Underwriting team.


Produce correspondence and proposals with a high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office - Powepoint, Excel, Word and Outlook
Assist with the processing of orders both on-air and web, and with copy approval
Maintain marketing database including media kits and sponsorship proposals
Assist with Underwriting promotional events
Act as a liaison between Underwriting and client to facilitate daily business transactions with strong focus on customer care
Provide general administrative support to multiple Underwriting Managers
Ensure records retention is accurate and efficient
Conduct research using our industry specifc software (Tapscan)
Additional assignments and special projects as directed


Bachelor’s degree
Minimum 1 year administrative experience – prior experience in media sales or marketing dept a plus
Microsoft Office Application – Powerpoint, Excel, Word and Outlook required
Prior experience building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external contacts required
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
Attention to detail and accuracy a must
Familiarity with media sales - underwriting a plus
Familiarity with digital advertising options
Experience with Wideorbit Traffic a plus
Radio research experience with Tapscan and Scarborough a plus

All positions at NYPR require:

The intellectual and emotional depth, maturity, self-confidence and interpersonal skills to work effectively with the senior leadership team, colleagues, staff and external partners and provide motivation at all levels of an organization
Excellent communication skills—both oral and written—with an impressive reputation for building and maintaining relationships with people at all levels of an organization, across a diverse range of cultural, generational, ethnic, racial, educational and social backgrounds
Use of a computer, telephone and other office and/or broadcast equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively through a variety of methods including but not limited to; email, internet based applications for internal and external communications
Affinity for New York Public Radio; WNYC and/or WQXR content and mission a plus
Compliance with WNYC/WQXR policies and guidelines
Ability to work extended hours as needed

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

New York Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites and encourages qualified applicants from all walks of life.

Click on the link to see a more detailed position specification and to Apply: www.wnyc.org/careers

Please submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume. New York Public Radio must receive all information requested in order to consider your candidacy.

About Our Company New York Public Radio is New York's premier public radio franchise, comprising WNYC FM, WNYC AM, and WQXR, as well as www.wnyc.org and www.wqxr.org. WNYC 93.9 FM broadcasts a wide range of daily news, talk, cultural and music programming, while WNYC AM 820 maintains a stronger focus on breaking news and international news reporting. WQXR 105.9 FM is New York Citys sole 24-hour classical music station, presenting new and landmark classical recordings as well as live concerts from the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, among other New York City venues, immersing listeners in the citys rich musical life. In addition to its audio content, New York Public Radio produces content for live, radio and web audiences from The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, the stations street-level multipurpose, multiplatform broadcast studio and performance space. For more information about New York Public Radio, visit www.wnyc.org.
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