Full Time Job

National Sales Assistant


Sacramento, CA 09-05-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
KCRA, the Hearst Television owned NBC and MeTV affiliate, in Sacramento, CA, is now interviewing candidates for a National Sales Assistant. Excellent telephone, email and verbal communication and problem-solving skills are required. You must show enthusiasm, work initiative, and possess strong organizational and computer skills, including MS Office. Accuracy and ability to interact with clients and our rep firm in a professional manner is essential. Learning database and industry software is required. You will report to the National Sales Manager. This career opportunity is a great way to become an important part of a highly respected TV station and begin/advance a career with Hearst and an industry-leading television station group.

• Assist National Sales Manager in day-to-day duties
• Enter and maintain all national orders
• Effectively communicate with national sales representatives and advertising agencies across the country
• Develop a thorough understanding of Nielsen ratings, Wide Orbit, Kantar and other research tools
• Create supportive marketing materials for sales team and assist in the development of sales proposals, advertising packages and client presentations
• Assist with political, paid programming and direct response advertising
• Support the Local Sales, Traffic/Copy desk, and Receptionist teams as needed

• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Highly focused, organized, and detail oriented
• Meet deadlines in a challenging and dynamic environment
• Work cooperatively with managers, co-workers and clients to deliver a high level of service
• Capable of learning new software systems promptly and thoroughly
• Take pride in work, respond to instructions well, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working independently if necessary
• Proficiency in all programs of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Teams), as well as video conferencing platforms such as Teams, Zoom, Ring, and Webex
• Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible, and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• 401(k) matching
• Emotional Wellness Support
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave
• LGBTQ+ Health Services
• Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Salary Range

The estimated base salary range for this role is between $42,000 and $50,000. The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as transferable skills, work experience, business needs, market demands and conditions, including geographic location where the work will be performed, and other factors permitted by law. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmy4om-44-201-72-250-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $42,000 to $50,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.