13 hours

Asst, Executive/Sales Support

Tribune Company
St. Louis, MO
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  • Asst, Executive/Sales Support

    Location US-MO-St. Louis
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/5/2018 9:02 PM)
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    Reports To: Station Manager


    FOX 2 and KPLR 11, a Tribune Media Company is looking for their next Executive Assistant/Sales Assistant. This position works closely with the Director of Sales, Local Sales Managers, National Sales Manager and Account Executives and will be responsible for providing successful administrative, logistical and operational support while driving overall business excellence.  This fast-paced and ever evolving organization requires an individual who demonstrates the capability to plan for and manage multiple activities, projects and deliverables.


    • Answer all incoming calls and handle/resolve calls
    • Communicate professionally with both internal and external constituents
    • Edit and/or prepare documents for various activities
    • Monitor and update revenue budgets
    • Monitor and track expenses for the department
    • Monitor and track sports revenue, sellouts, CPP
    • Track, submit and manage all expenses
    • Where needed, ensure proper catering for meals and other related activities
    • Coordinate all travel arrangements for management and staff
    • Maintain political files for four stations on FCC site
    • Ticket Distribution and Tracking
    • Manage office space such as conference rooms, kitchen facilities and other shared spaces and manage office supplies and other related inventories
    • Develop and maintain procedures and processes for administrative operations
    • Procure merchandise promoting the stations and websites for clients
    • Prepare presentations for account executives, pull advertiser posts insuring delivering of required rating points, provide spot times and invoices to advertisers
    • Cross train to provide backup on National Sales and Traffic


    • Must be motivated with the ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment. 
    • Polished, clear and concise communication, both written and verbal and the ability to respond quickly, clearly and effectively to internal and external clients via email and telephone. 
    • Ability to handle confidential information
    • Strong organizational skills, including task prioritization with minimal supervision, and ability to complete required tasks by given deadlines
    • Requires use of sound judgment to handle a variety of day-to-day routine and non-routine sales-related situations to the satisfaction of the client and stations.
    • Strong ability to take direction, but also exercise judgment and independent thought
    • Strong proactive approach, taking the initiative where appropriate and looking beyond the immediate ask to anticipate a future need or requirement
    • Assertive approach to management of department employee’s time and proactive communication/support when meetings or other activities change
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of Wide Orbit Traffic, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Matrix, Kantar, Media Monitors, Workday, Concur pred.
    • Previous accounting experience a plus
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States


    Equal Employment Opportunity


    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.


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