Sales Assistant
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

Job Description

The Sales Assistant will support the sales team in day to day business activities including:

  • Accurately setting up new accounts profiles, contracts, etc.
  • Accurately inputting broadcast and digital orders.
  • Collaborating with Account Managers to input acceptable make-good packages, posts, and facilitate accurate trafficking of orders, as needed.
  • Working with Consumer Insights, Account Executive, Account Manager, to build PowerPoint presentation shells and/or to customize sales materials.
  • Crosstraining in Traffic to provide back up support and vacation relief.
  • Effectively using all station provided sales tools & software, including WideOrbit Traffic, WideOrbit Sales, Kantar, Scarborough, Admall, Wiki, and any other company tools provided.
  • Responsibility for fulfilling “Win Tickets Today” station contests.
  • Providing additional administrative duties as requested.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • College Degree preferred.
  • Experience in a high pressure, fast paced environment is a plus.
  • Ability to work effectively and independently as part of a team.
  • Ability to effectively communicate directly with clients.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects under deadline pressure.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and extremely computer literate.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems.
  • Creative and able to adapt quickly to change.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management.

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

We are not a TV station.

We are an information center that believes in connecting with our communities across all platforms with a passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.

Day in and day out, EVERYONE at KSDK is committed to inform and protect, to showcase the greatness of St. Louis and celebrate the remarkable people who live here.

Yes, our trophy case has 70 years of journalistic hardware, but that is NOT where we hang our hat. At KSDK, we are here for something bigger than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of St. Louis. We are part of the community, and they are part of us.

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If the above made you feel inspired, excited, empathetic or any emotion that motivates you do to amazing things, apply now!