Sales Assistant- NBC Sports Philadelphia

Posted: 1/19/2019

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Purpose:
  • This role provides sales and administrative support to a group of Account Executives at NBC Sports Philadelphia.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Schedule agendas, events, invitations and travel
  • Coordinate and supervise the delivery of promotional material following up through traffic and promotions department
  • Responsible for the preparation of proposals for clients and prospects of assigned Account Executives.
  • Process, manage and maintain sales contracts for all Account Executives assigned.
  • Interpret client needs, develop strategies to address, and facilitate implementation of programs.
  • Ensure client-related promotions are executed
  • Execute client sponsored sweepstakes, including securing legal approvals, production of promotional material, and prize fulfillment
  • Develop positive client relations by proactively contacting client base via phone calls, emails, event visits, and other communication initiatives.
  • Assist Account Executives in utilizing the database for tracking opportunities and proposals.
  • Collect Proof of Performance documentation throughout each season for all accounts. This information will be used at the end of each season for Account Recaps in either presentation or video format and will assist in building a strong and loyal relationship with clients.
  • Attend weekly sales meetings, take notes and execute any necessary follow-up
  • Reserve the conference rooms, prepare and welcome visitors, and coordinate suite catering
  • Develop and build sales presentations and ad sales materials including one-sheets, re-caps, air checks
  • Work with sales team, research department, and marketing liaison on sales research data
  • Coordinate and distribute quarterly overview
  • Work events at the Wells Fargo Center as needed. This includes but is not limited to Flyers, Sixers, Concerts and the Family Shows.
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Must have strong knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Must have experience providing basic administration support

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Willingness work overtime, and on nights and weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Philadelphia, PA
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings, early mornings, weekends and holidays when necessary
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Media sales, broadcast industry, corporate sponsorship or internship experience preferred
  • An understanding and passion for Philadelphia Sports
  • Proven strong project management skills including organization and attention to details in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment
  • Proven strong time-management, prioritization and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, with an aptitude towards sales
  • Excellent written and verbal communication to effectively relay information regarding
    promotional programs to internal departments and external partners
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
  • Ability to work in a team environment

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