Sales Support Associate II - TV

Employer
Broadcast
Location
San Diego
Posted
Mar 21, 2013
Closes
Apr 20, 2013
Contact
Diane Butler-Ellison
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
KGTV, San Diego's ABC affiliate, has an exciting opportunity for a TV Sales Support Analyst. If you are good with figures, like analyzing and interpreting sales demographics and helping Account Executives be successful, you are just the person we are seeking. This is a fast-paced and fun environment. Go-getters who like making things happen are very successful at our station. Read the job overview below - if you have these skills, please submit your resume to us ASAP. Key Responsibilities * Assist Sales team with pre-sales events, client appointments and order entry. Facilitate & process sales presentations. * Communicate with advertising agencies and clients for make goods, preemptions, under delivery and day-to-day contact. Including sending station information to clients and national representatives. * Generate and analyze sales reports including rating delivery data by week and adjusting advertising schedules. Complete online postings. * Identify and correct any billing errors or issues prior to end of month. * Correctly input client billing adjustments within the same month as dispute identified. * Attend sales training and planning meetings. * Arranges and distributes various advertising materials and sales reports to the proper areas in a timely manner. * Provide exemplary customer assistance. * Assist AE's and clients with commercial time, arrange tape pick-ups, and make goods and changes. * Send station information to clients and national reps. * Produce sales pieces in coordination with National Rep. Firm and Research Director. * Assist with inventory control and updating and weekly rate card. * Paid programming liaison with advertisers, where necessary. * Cross-train in all sales and traffic software applications as well as sales support positions. Education * High School diploma or equivalent required. * 2-5 years' experience in a related field. * Some college preferred. Skills * Knowledge of Nielson NSI rating competencies a plus. * Strong team mentality, communication and customer service skills-internally and externally. * The ability to read, analyze and interpret sales demographics information and creative layouts. * Must have the ability to generate reports, business correspondence, and presentations. * Strong communication skills and the capability to effectively respond to questions from managers, colleagues and customers. * Must have the ability to calculate figures related to the advertising rate packages. * Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook. ) * Must have the ability to learn new software programs such as ad order entry and customer relations management software. * Must have good organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Working Conditions * No heavy lifting * Must be able to stand or sit at desk for long periods of time * Keyboarding skills Qualified candidates should submit their resumes to www.scripps.com/careers. E.W. Scripps is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates offered a job must submit to a drug and background screen. JOB REQUIREMENTS: To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar: http://scripps.contacthr.com/28374503

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