WALA, A Meredith Corporation TV Station is looking for a Local Sales Assistant. The Sales Assistant assists the sales staff in generating
sales presentations,enters orders, files contracts and helps with
marketing projects. This position also provides
general administrative support to the department.
Mobile – 36606-2532
Minimum of one year demonstrated success in an administrative
support role required. Past
experience supporting a broadcast television sales department is highly
preferred.Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word,
Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook.
Must be extremely organized, detail oriented, and possess
excellent time management skills.
Must possess good interpersonal skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Strong degree of customer orientation and responsiveness to
needs of internal and external customers. Ability to work well under pressure. Ability
to maintain a positive attitude and communicate diplomatically with all
clients, viewers, and local representatives
contracts and orders in a timely and accurate manner. Reviews current orders and revises as
required by Account Executive or management requests. Flags errors as appropriate and engages sales
staff as needed to find an effective resolution.
Account Executives with the creation of proposals and presentations. Creates and maintains client database and account
support to local accounts when Account Executives are absent. Returns telephone calls and answers routine correspondence. Follows-up on issues/problems and routes to
the appropriate individual for resolution.
Organizes and maintains the sales department’s account records and filing
administrative support to the department as required.
clients and station visitors; answers and routes calls as necessary.