Asst, Sales

Chicago, Illinois
Oct 19, 2018
Metro Area
Full Time


Provide administrative support to a group of account executives as well as the sales department as a whole, and acts as an extension of the sales team. Candidate must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and be interested in working on a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment.

    • Enters/edits orders in traffic system
    • Generates reports related to sales activities
    • Creates/revises proposals, recaps and various presentation documentation/correspondence for account executives regarding their accounts
    • Creates audio recordings of on-air segments
    • Communicates often and effectively with traffic department to ensure campaigns run correctly
    • Serves as the initial contact person for clients when account executives are out of the office
    • Organizes and maintains the sales drive for the staff, keeping sales pieces up-to-date
    • Coordinates, creates and updates programming and promotional pieces to be used by sales staff
    • Creates and updates media kit informational piece
    • Provides additional administrative support as required
    • Answers phones, files, general office admin





  • 4 year college degree
  • Demonstrates impeccable attention to detail
  • Is a self-starter, working both quickly and efficiently
  • Manages time; focuses on urgent/important tasks; avoids procrastination; meets deadlines
  • Adapts well to shifts in priorities and urgencies
  • Anticipates salespeople’s needs and is proactive to follow-up
  • Is conscientious and automatically double-checks work
  • Learns quickly
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for assignments and tasks
  • Exhibits good interpersonal skills; collaborates with others; maintains composure when faced with difficult situations and personalities
  • Goes above and beyond without being asked
  • Exercises good judgment
  • Exhibits excellent communication skills, including listening, speaking and writing
  • Displays a genuine interest in sales and the potential to sell
  • Possesses an optimistic, can-do attitude
  • Is reliable and trustworthy
  • Demonstrates competitive spirit; shows desire to “move up”
  • Willing to submit to a background check and has unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Equal Employment Opportunity


Company InfoTribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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