Full Time Job

Sales Assistant -Walb

Gray Television

Albany, GA 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
About WALB:

WALB-TV is the dominant #1 news station and is an award-winning NBC / ABC affiliate in Albany, GA. WALB began broadcasting in 1954 and was the first Gray Television Station. WALB covers and serves more than 40 counties across South Georgia. WALB is a powerhouse advertising solution, offering clients multiple solutions that include television, digital, video and email marketing.

Job Summary/Description:

WALB is seeking a full-time team member to serve as a resource for sales members and sales managers. This position will support the sales staff, sales management, and the office manager. The focus of this position will be national sales, regional sales, and political sales. In addition to supporting the sales team, this position will help assist guest questions and needs with Live appearances at the station.

Duties/Responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Answer in-coming calls and greet in-coming station guests for live appearances
• Accurately inputting advertiser commercial instructions into the database with daily deadlines
• Confirm traffic instructions to various advertisers and agencies as needed/requested
• Daily completion of spot placement for given account list on all station logs daily
• Retrieve, review, and upload commercials, promos, and PSA's for air
• Detailed order entry into Wide Orbit Traffic system
• Provide admin support to sales managers, account executives, and office manager as needed
• Create quarterly station estimate books Based on monthly data retrieved from Nielsen and ComScore
• Generate and update presentation materials, informational and research pieces using Excel, Word and/or PowerPoint
• Communicate effectively with account executives and management
• Check new orders, revisions, pre-emptions and make goods daily
• Keep accurate records for accounts
• Create reports as needed
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned

• Prior clerical work experience in office setting preferred
• Proficient working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Excellent data entry skills
• Proficient with office equipment
• Must be customer service oriented and have experience working with the public
• Must have strong attention to detail, and maintain accurate records
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure and have good problem-solving skills
• Ability to work independently with little supervision, yet committed to team environment
• Must have excellent time management and organizational skills
• Must be dependable and punctual
• Must represent company with professionalism and integrity
• Must maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Clean Driving Record & dependable transportation

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

WALB-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g66yy8-18-232-31-255-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.