Preferred working knowledge of television business, ratings, traffic, general practices and vocabulary
Preferred minimum of 5 years experience in TV sales industry.
Preferred ability to understand demographic ratings, inventory, rate structure and make good process.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Additional Computer skills a plus: Wide Orbit or other traffic system, Media Line or other processing system
Possess outstanding organizational and communication skills and have the ability to work well under pressure
Self-motivated and meet deadlines
Able to handle busy phones, multi-task and have a positive attitude
Proficient in numbers, basic math, percentages
Must be willing to submit to a background
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT additional duties
· Providing managers with daily and weekly reports for sales, traffic and operations.
· Develop working knowledge of sales and traffic programs (Wide Orbit, Medialine, Matrix, Sharebuilder)
· Create and maintain spreadsheets as needed for management analysis of rate, inventory, revenue, etc
· Assist in projects such as budget process
· Process manager’s expenses
· Arrange manager’s travel
· Assist in arranging station functions, client meetings, etc.
· Assist in preparing presentations (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.
WSFL is an equal opportunity employer
Assist in maximizing revenues by processing and maintaining national orders, make goods, resolving discrepancies and communicating with account executives, agencies and clients
Identify suitable make good areas based on inventory, rates and ratings
Answer incoming calls for sales managers in a professional and positive manner
Proactive in seeking out additional duties from sales manager and/or other members of sales team
Assist in preparation of sales presentations
Pull daily revenue reports
Maintain national account files
Process contracts, credit information, payments, political forms and maintain accurate records
Work with Credit Department on correct billing and claims reconciliation
Treat all co-workers with proper manners and respect. Establish as an asset to the entire team
All other duties as assigned by Sales Management
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
Attention to posting needs of clients
Maintain weekly posting spreadsheets
Inputting UD schedules and maintaining running totals of posts