Sales Assistant

Location
Charlotte, North Carolina
Salary
competitive
Posted
Aug 19, 2019
Specialty
Account Management
Metro Area
Charlotte
Duration
Full Time
• Answering phones in a professional and courteous manner.
• Distribution of daily sales reports and daily order entry.
• Work with advertising agency representatives with makegoods, contracts, etc.
• Assist with order entry and sales activity reports for Account Executives and Managers.
• Work with Wide Orbit, Media Ocean, Media Line traffic systems.
• Work with clients and trouble shoot issues on a daily basis.
• Back up other sales assistants as necessary.
• Participate in and contribute to sales coordinated events, assist with client and sales meetings.
• Distribution of department incoming and outgoing mail.

Qualifications:QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. B.A. preferred or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as sales orders, written instructions. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Experience with computer keying and experience in/familiarity with broadcasting. Knowledge of Microsoft Office. Needs to be proficient in Excel, Word and Power Point. Media experience preferred (Wide Orbit traffic system experience a plus).

Must have excellent communication skills both in person and on the telephone.

Must be personable, demonstrate initiative, and be a self-starter with attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume, time sensitive environment.

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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