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National Sales Assistant

Tribune Company
Grand Rapids, MI
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National Sales Assistant in Grand Rapids, Michigan | Careers at MI-Grand Rapids;3117 Plaza Drive, NE (WXMI)
  • National Sales Assistant

    Location US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/21/2019 1:55 PM)
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  • Overview

    The National Sales Assistant provides sales support to the FOX 17 Sales Management Team including the National Sales Manager and works closely with the National Rep Firm to maximize revenue and achieve department goals. Provides assistance to management daily as needed to ensure the smooth operation of the departments.



    • Assist in maximizing revenues by assisting in the stewardship of all national business including processing and maintaining orders, order entry, makegoods, client posting needs, resolving discrepancies and assisting with political execution.
    • Excellent Communication with the NSM, Rep Firm Account Executives, agencies and clients
    • Pull daily revenue reports
    • Maintain account files
    • Process contracts, credit information, payments, political forms and maintain accurate records
    • Work with Accounting Department on correct billing and claims reconciliation
    • Works on a day-to-day basis with station sales management, sales staff, traffic, programming, promotions and business departments to ensure station business is booked and airing properly
    • Proactive in seeking out additional duties from sales managers and provide back-up to other sales support team members
    • All other duties as assigned by Sales Management



    • Pred working knowledge of the television business including ratings, traffic, general practices and vocabulary
    • Pred minimum of 3 years’ experience in the TV sales industry
    • Pred ability to understand Nielsen and ComScore ratings, inventory, rate structure and the makegood process
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Additional Computer skills a plus: Wide Orbit, Media Line and other processing systems
    • Possess outstanding organizational and communication skills and have the ability to work well under pressure
    • Self-motivated and meet deadlines
    • Able to multi-task and have a positive attitude
    • Proficient in numbers, basic math, percentages
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

    Please online: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/


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    Posted: 2019-07-15 Expires: 2019-08-14

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