National Sales Assistant

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Oct 24, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

WTAE-TV, the Hearst-owned and ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA is now interviewing candidates for a National Sales Assistant.   



Job Responsibilities:


           ·           Assist National Sales Manager

           ·           Account management assistance; pre-emption reports

           ·           Daily management of pre-empted and displaced spots with NSM

           ·           Daily communication with Hearst traffic department in Charlotte regarding order entry, spot placement and formatting

           ·           Electronic transfer and maintenance of all national orders from Station Express to Wide Orbit

           ·           Entering and maintaining all national orders (approximately one-third of WTAE’s total business)

           ·           Fulfill customer service requests:  pulling spot placements from the traffic system, routing calls to other departments, tracking down AE’s in the field etc.

           ·           Handle distribution of paperwork, filing, etc.

           ·           Distribute mail

           ·           Maintain organized filing systems

           ·           Back-up to Digital Client Specialist in web/creative/ad serving technologies and order entry



Experience Requirements:


·         Software proficiency:  Microsoft Excel, Wide Orbit, Station Express

·         Military experience will be considered


Qualifications Requirements:


·      Ability to thrive in a fast paced work environment, manage multiple projects and tight deadlines. 

·       Strong focus on teamwork and self-starter.

·         Interact with co-workers, clients and the viewing public in a professional manner, both on the phone and in person

·         Deal with the daily stresses and pressures associated with commercial television sales

·         Extreme attention to detail.


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