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Sales Assistant

Tribune Company
Chicago, IL
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Sales Assistant in Chicago, Illinois | Careers at IL-Chicago; 303 E Wacker Drive
  • Sales Assistant

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/11/2019 7:48 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Provide administrative support to a group of account executives as well as the sales department as a whole, and acts as an extension of the sales team.  Candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and be interested in working on a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment.


    • Creates/revises proposals, recaps and various documentation/correspondence for account executives regarding their accounts
    • Enters/edits orders in commercial processing system
    • Generates reports related to sales activities
    • Creates audio recordings of on-air segments
    • Communicates often and effectively with commercial department to ensure campaigns run correctly
    • Serves as the initial contact person for clients when account executives are out of the office
    • Coordinates, creates and updates sales presentation slides to be used by sales staff
    • Creates and updates informational presentation pieces
    • Provides additional administrative support as required
    • Answers phones, files, general office admin


    • Demonstrates impeccable attention to detail
    • Is a self-starter, working both quickly and efficiently
    • Manages time; focuses on urgent/important tasks; avoids procrastination; meets deadlines
    • Adapts well to shifts in priorities and urgencies
    • Is conscientious and automatically double-checks work
    • Learns quickly
    • Assumes responsibility and accountability for assignments and tasks
    • Exhibits good interpersonal skills; collaborates with others; maintains composure when faced with difficult situations and personalities
    • Goes above and beyond without being asked
    • Exercises good judgment
    • Exhibits excellent communication skills, including listening, speaking and writing
    • Displays a genuine interest in sales and the potential to sell
    • Possesses an optimistic, can-do attitude
    • Is reliable and trustworthy
    • Demonstrates competitive spirit; shows desire to “move up”


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    Posted: 2019-07-18 Expires: 2019-08-17

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