Full Time Job

Sales Assistant

Dotdash Meredith

Chicago, IL 04-23-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Title
Sales Assistant

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

The Sales Assistant provides administrative support to Account Directors and serves as first point-of-contact to clients and prospects. This position assists Account Managers through the entire sales process; functions as Account Director's ''go to'' person when they are out of the office.

II. Essential Job Functions

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
• Works with the Sales Team, pre & post sales to ensure fulfillment of clients' business needs.
• Assists Sales team with projects and support functions relating to RFPs for print and digital.
• Performs administrative support to the department.
• Manages incoming calls.
• Coordinates mailings.
• Manages reservations when needed.
• Completes expense reports.
• Coordinates comp list management.
• Coordinates agency/client events.
• Orders supplies for the sales team.
• Participates in client support-related responsibilities.
• Completes Requests for Proposal (RFP's) as requested
• Assists Account Managers with presentations.
• Submit marketing requests and ID Edit mentions.
• Monitors emails for insertion orders; distributes and files for the entire sales team.
• Performs research responsibilities.
• Submits PIB requests to the Research Department.
• All other duties as assigned.

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

• Bachelor's degree preferred and/or equivalent training and/or experience in media and/or sales.

• 1-2 years of professional experience

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Highly organized
• Ability to prioritize multiple demanding tasks
• Good judgment and discretion, and the ability to solve problems
• Excellent computer skills, including Google Suite, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

% Travel Required (Approximate): <10%

It is the policy of Dotdash Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Company will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0xjn1-44-200-86-95-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Dotdash Meredith

Dotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living.