Sales Assistant

Location
New York, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Apr 29, 2019
Specialty
Account Management
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time
Acting as a liaison between station personnel, media buyers and salesperson, Sales Assistants assist Account Executives in the placement, processing and maintenance of sales orders for Television Advertising Accounts. This entry level position is ideally suited for someone interested in a career in television sales.

  • Work directly for one or more Account Executives maintaining sales orders while maintaining effective working relationships with Account Managers and other sales and company personnel.
  • Inputting and processing accurate TV sales orders
  • Maintaining and revising  sales order schedules based on station and agency changes
  • Tracking spot placements on a weekly basis 
  • Proficient in MediaLine, Dashboard and other computer based systems
  • Communicate and develop strong and effective working relationship with station and agency personnel.
  • Adhere to deadlines, making sure all assigned duties are completed timely and efficiently
  • Perform general office duties including answering phones, switchboard coverage, and back up for other assistants and the like.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance

 

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred,
    preferably in communications, public relations, advertising or business.
  • Highly
    organized and possess the ability to switch focus quickly when needed and
    work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Fast
    and accurate computer data entry skill and ability.
  • Proficient
    in Microsoft Office including Excel
  • Excellent
    written and verbal skills.
  • Enjoy
    working in a fast-paced environment, able to act with a sense of urgency
    and adhere to set deadlines.
  • Have
    a personable demeanor with strong team and customer focus





About Cox Media Group

 

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.  Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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