Sales Assistant

Posted: 3/12/2019

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


  • Supports SVP, VP, and Sales Team
  • Manage phone calls to ensure that attention is always given to the most urgent materials/requests first
  • Interface with all NBCU personnel, as well as assist in the communication with agencies/clients
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism, especially in support of SVP and VP regarding personnel and programming, along with positive attitude
  • Arrange business travel, including car services, air travel and hotels and maintain comprehensive and detailed itineraries
  • Update and maintain calendars and internal and external contact lists as well as update information in a departmental share drive
  • Assist when appropriate in preparation and presentation of documents and presentations
  • Send out Dealmaker flow charts to agency clients and help resolve traffic discrepancies
  • Schedule meetings, reserve conference rooms, and book catering as needed
  • Draft and process travel, entertainment, and business expenses on a timely basis
  • Coordinate IT and facilities service as well as help process the new hires
  • Handle general office and administrative tasks including but not limited to ordering supplies, faxing, scanning and filling documents
  • Print, dub and distribute various materials as needed
  • Organize and manage important reference documents
  • Perform administrative tasks and sales related support as needed
  • Update and maintain sales marketing and premium inventory
  • When needed, provide additional support to the Branded Entertainment team and Traffic team


  • Basic Qualifications:
    o Bachelor’s degree
    o Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    o Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    o Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    o Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Desired Characteristics:
    o Demonstrates strong interpersonal and organizational skills
    o Demonstrates ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    o Demonstrates a proactive approach
    o Experience in successfully communicating at all levels both verbally and in writing
    o Proven ability to manage multiple/prioritize multiple projects and be detailed-oriented
    o Excellent client and colleague relation skills
    o Demonstrates ability to be flexible in a rapidly changing business environment
    o Proven detail-oriented skills

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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