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Sales Assistant


The Salem Media Group of Virginia is seeking a person who is organized, professional and enthusiastic for our Full-Time Receptionist position located in our Arlington, VA office


The Sales Assistant role is focused on supporting the work of the Local Sales Manager and the Local Sales Team. Tasks include assisting Media Strategists by creating sales one-sheets and research for proposals and prospecting. The Assistant will work very closely with the Sales Manager in managing house accounts, managing aspects of the Christian School Tuition/Discount Shopping Club, and assisting the Sales Manager with any number of tasks that serve the local team.  At times the Sales Assistant will also do sales related tasks for the General Manager, including creating sale one-sheets for SMR and National Ministry clients. The Sales Assistant will assist in updating the radio station website with client related graphics or edits to existing content. They will act as a liaison between the radio stations and outside sales-related vendors, such as our 3rd party digital product providers. The Sales Assistant will have cover the main Receptionist duties for approximately 90 minutes every day, for lunch and other breaks, and will act as the main back-up for the Receptionist when they are out. The Sales Assistant may also sell and service their own client accounts, under the direction of the Local Sales Manager.


Desired Skills:  Strong people skills and a team-player. Great communication ability. Good with administration and organization. Graphics and web skills preferred, such as Adobe Suite, Illustrator and PowerPoint. A love of research and numbers is needed. A desire to learn advertising sales is preferred. 


We offer a great working environment. To Apply: Visit 

Positions will remain open until filled. No relocation offered.

Salem Media of Virginia, Inc.(WAVA, 105.1FM / WAVA, 780AM & WRC, 1260AM) and Salem Satellite Media, LLC (Family Talk, SIRIUS-XM 131) are Equal Opportunity Employers. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-02-25