Sales AssistantKXAN / KBVO-CA / KBVO / KNVA
Location: Austin, TX
Contact Name: Nexstar Media Group
Category: Admin - Clerical
Position/Title: Sales Assistant
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.
EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 2/18/2019
Closing Date: 3/18/2019
City: Austin - 78701
The Sales Assistant will assist a team of high-performing media sales representatives, helping local and regional businesses attract customers and grow revenue. The Sales Assistant will assist with the development and implementation of linear and non-linear video advertising campaigns. In addition, he/she will contribute towards the achievement of internal sales goals and objectives. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and a cheerful can and will-do attitude.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs all administrative functions for the Sales Department.
Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures.
Enters orders, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources in a timely manner
Establish strong business relationships and act as liaison with advertising agency counterparts and internal departments, including Traffic, Marketing, Accounting and Research.
Assist Account Executive on gathering details, organizing information, and producing proof-of-performance campaign recaps.
Work closely with the traffic hub to schedule promotional assets.
Reconcile billing discrepancies with agencies and billing department.
Fill in and provide station reception support.
Help organize and execute client entertainment.
Performs other tasks as assigned.
SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills with a strong customer service orientation.
Problem solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
Detail oriented and ability to meet tight deadlines.
Ability to perform and contribute within a team as well as independently.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum one year’s experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields
Contact: Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Apply Online URL: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=12781-12827-Austin&mobile=false&width=1030&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300
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