Sales Assistant/Front Desk
Posted on 2019-08-15
By SC Broadcasters Association
The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective. The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.
Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.
WCBD-TV of Nexstar Broadcasting Inc., in Charleston SC, is seeking a full time Local Sales Assistant/Front Desk Team Member. The ideal candidate will have the desire to grow and become a Sales Account Executive. The Sales Assistant works with the Sales Department and a team of Account Executives to facilitate order entry, traffic, accounting and all clerical functions required by the Sales department as needed.
Will be housed at the Stations Front Desk and perform Receptionist duties
Perform all clerical functions for the Sales Department
Maintain awareness of the most current traffic/copy policies, practices and procedures
Enter orders into Wide Orbit traffic system
Compile accounts receivable information for Account Executives and Management
Resolve logistical issues in coordination of on air spot placement
Back up other members of our Sales Assistant Team, handling overflow on an as needed basis
Perform other duties as assigned
***Experience with Wide Orbit Traffic and Microsoft Office preferred.
Requirements & Skills:
High School diploma
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum one year’s experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Sales Assistant must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
HOW TO APPLY:
Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Job Req #:2019-5552
Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer