Sales Assistant

Location
Chicago
Posted
Apr 11, 2014
Closes
May 11, 2014
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our high-performing Michigan Avenue magazine team as a Sales Assistant. The primary duties for this position include the following:

•Provide administrative support to sales team, as well as general administrative assistance for office.
•Assemble sales kits, and promotional materials for client mailings and sales functions.
•Handle day-to-day administrative including conference calls, calendar management and expense reports.
•Manage Client Database, responsible to process prospects and create database of client and public relations contacts, coordinate client contracts.
•Organize and maintain file system for sales department.
•Gather competitive data for Sales using Magazine Radar tool.
•Assist sales reps with coordinating and preparing for client meetings, communicating with client directly, processing contracts, ensuring sales contracts are fully completed and accurately entered into the sales system.
•Help field and direct responses to all media-related inquiries, and support marketing and advertising personnel to coordinate events with promotional and sales activities.
•Assist with preparation and presentation of product or service information at company and client events.
•Provide event support on evenings and weekends as needed.
•Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
•Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum one year prior experience working in a print media environment preferred.
•Proven ability to multi-task, and work under deadline pressure.
•High level of proficiency in Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•Ability to operate office equipment such as fax machine, photo copier.

Successful candidates must work well under pressure and thrive in a deadline driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.

We offer a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, 401(k) and paid time off.

We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401(k) with company match and a generous Paid Time Off program.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to: jobs@nichemedia.net and indicate “MA Sales Assistant" in the subject field.

RESUMES WITHOUT SALARY REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

No phone calls please. Candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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