Sales Assistant, Better Homes and Gardens

Posted: 1/15/2014 | Expires: 2/14/2014

Location: New York
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Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

The Sales Assistant provides administrative support to 3 Account Managers and serves as first point-of-contact to clients and prospects. This position assists Account Managers through the entire sales process; functions as Account Manager's “go to” person when they are out of the office. This assistant also provides support as needed to the EVP/President, VP of Marketing, and the SVP Publisher.

Essential Job Functions

45%-Performs administrative support to the department. Answers telephone. Coordinates mailings. Makes reservations. Completes expense reports. Coordinates comp list mgmt. Coordinates agency/client events. Orders supplies for BHG sales team.
40%-Participates in client support-related responsibilities. Completes Requests for Proposal (RFP's) as requested. Assists Account Managers with presentations. Submit marketing requests and ID Edit mentions. Monitors fax machine for insertion orders; distributes and files for entire BHG sales team.
15%-Performs research responsibilities. Generates EZ Run and Ad Database requests. Submits PIB requests to Research Department.

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
Completion of high school, or equivalent.

Experience:
One to two years related administrative support or media experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong organizational skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Good analytical skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

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