Sales Assistant

Company: Meredith
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Location: St. Louis
Full Time

KMOV-TV Channel 4, one of the country’s top CBS affiliates, has an immediate opening for a Local Sales Assistant. This position will report to the Local Sales Managers. The Local Sales Assistant is the primary clerical and support person for the local sales staff. This position assists Local Sales Managers and Account Executives in all aspects of the sales process, including good stewardship of client business.

•High School Graduate, college degree preferred
•1-2 years business experience with significant exposure to clients or customers in a sales environment

•Quick and accurate order entry
•Working with clients directly on make goods, resolving discrepancies, posting reports
•Managing advertiser campaigns to ensure appropriate delivery
•Responding appropriately to incoming calls and emails from clients
•Working with interactive traffic operations
•Working with traffic operations on programming, commercial placement and break structures
•Keeping detailed record of available and sold inventory
•Working with Promotions and Creative Service departments on placement of inventory and paperwork
•Maintaining and updating sales support material, including our Internet sales site as well as physical files
•Providing back up support for other Sales and/or Copy Assistants
•Pulling reports as needed
•Preparing multimedia presentations and supporting documents
•Coordinating sales project merchandising and promotional support
•Occasionally participating in outside sales functions / presentations
•Being a positive and professional representative of KMOV and our multiple advertising platforms
•Other duties as needed
Additional Information:
•Strong organizational and time management skills
•Dependability and punctuality; work in a fast paced environment; handle multiple duties simultaneously
•Ability to prioritize tasks, solve problems and set goals; excellent follow-through and detail oriented
•Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint; Wide Orbit experience preferred)
•Effective communication good interpersonal skills – get along well with others
•Strong math skills

We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team.


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