Sales Assistant, Better Homes and Gardens

Posted: 7/8/2014 | Expires: 8/7/2014

Location: New York
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

The Sales Assistant provides administrative support to 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.

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 sales team.
15% - Performs research responsibilities. Generates EZ Run and Ad Database requests. Generates PIB and higher level PIB requests to Research Department. Anticipates needs of sellers with custom starch reports.

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

College Degree

One to two years related administrative support or media experience.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excel and powerpoint.
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.

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.