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Sales Assistant

Hearst Television, Sacramento, CA USA

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Duration: Full-Time


KCRA (NBC) & MeTV, Hearst Television in Sacramento, CA, is now interviewing candidates for a National Sales Assistant. Excellent telephone, email and verbal communication and problem-solving skills are required. Applicant must show enthusiasm, work initiative, and possess strong organizational and computer skills, including MS Office. Accuracy and ability to interact with clients and our rep firm in a professional manner is essential. Learning database and industry software is required. This career opportunity is a great way to become an important part of a highly respected TV station and begin/advance a career with Hearst and an industry-leading television station group. In person attendance is required.

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment on or after August 25, 2021, be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist National Sales Manager in day-to-day duties.
  • Enter and maintain all national orders.
  • Effectively communicate with national sales representatives and advertising agencies across the country.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Nielsen ratings, Wide Orbit, Kantar, and other research tools.
  • Create supportive marketing materials for sales team and assist in the development of sales proposals, advertising packages and client presentations.
  • Assist with political, paid programming and direct response advertising.
  • Support the Local sales and receptionist teams as needed.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Must be highly focused, organized, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines in a challenging and dynamic environment.
  • Work cooperatively with managers, co-workers, and clients to deliver a high level of service.
  • Capable of learning new systems promptly and thoroughly.
  • Must take pride in work, respond to instructions well, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working independently if necessary.
  • Proficiency in all programs of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Teams), as well as video conferencing platforms such as Teams, Zoom, Ring, and WebEx.
  • Related military experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

ABOUT US

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Hearst Television owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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