Sales Assistant

Hearst Television, Cincinnati, OH, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Full-Time

WLWT-TV, the Hearst Television Inc. NBC affiliate located in Cincinnati, Ohio is looking for a Sales Assistant to assist the sales team. Specifically, you will work with the sales team on processing advertising contracts, obtaining creative materials, generating support materials for sales team, and coordinating the scheduling and launch of advertising campaigns. You will report to WLWT’s Local Sales Manager. This career opportunity is a great way to get your foot in the door at a respected TV station and begin a career with Hearst Television, an industry-leading television station group.


  • Enter and maintain all national orders including electronic transfer and maintenance of all MediaLine/WOCentral orders to WideOrbit
  • Help develop sales proposals, advertising packages and client presentations
  • Create supportive marketing materials for sales department
  • Communicate with our teams (sales, production, finance) and external clients on performance and delivery of campaigns
  • Maintain organized filing systems
  • Prepare proposals based on account executive requests
  • Keep progress tabs on several sales projects
  • Work cooperatively with managers, co-workers and clients to deliver a high-level of service
  • Work with co-workers, clients and the viewing public, both on the phone and in person


  • Must have computer and software experience
  • Previous commercial television experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), WideOrbit, and MediaLine.
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive projects
  • Keen on learning new systems promptly and thoroughly
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary
  • Must be focused and organized
  • Must take pride in work, respond to instruction well, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and perform at a high-level
  • Deal with the daily stresses and pressures associated with commercial television sales
  • Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

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's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs


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.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.