Sales Assistant
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Description

KPNX 12NEWS in beautiful Phoenix Arizona is seeking a full-time Sales Assistant.  The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.

We are looking for someone with a unique blend of administrative, computer, and sales support experience.  This position assists in all aspects of the sales process, including, but not limited to:​

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • ​​TV sales and digital order entry.
  • Organizing and maintaining schedules and paperwork.
  • Resolve discrepancies and preemptions
  • Daily interaction with existing agency and/or direct client business. This responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules, regular tracking of client audience delivery using Nielsen and ComScore ratings, merchandising the station, and generally providing a high level of customer service.
  • Learning multiple job duties in order to back up other assistants
  • Working with Managers on special projects as needed

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • College degree preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Media software, specifically Wide Orbit Traffic and Wide Orbit Media Sales preferred, but not required
  • Fast and accurate computer data entry skill and ability.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • A high sense of urgency to quickly and accurately get the job done
  • Have a personable demeanor with strong team and customer focus

KPNX 12News offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, EAP, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, holiday, paid time off, and 401(k). No phone calls please.  Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Sightline Media Group. 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 will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.