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National Sales Assistant

KHBS

Rogers, AR 05-28-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
KHBS/KHOG, the ABC affiliate in Rogers, Arkansas, is looking a National Sales Assistant. You will work closely with the sales team to ensure effective placement of sales activity. Specifically, you'll work with the sales force on processing advertising contracts, obtaining creative materials, generating support materials for the sales team, and coordinating the scheduling and launch of advertising campaigns. This is a great opportunity in a growing organization for someone who is able to maintain a high level of accuracy and remain calm under pressure. This career opportunity is a great way to get your foot in the door at a highly-respected TV station and begin a career with Hearst Television, an industry-leading television station group. You will report to the National Sales Manager.

Responsibilities:
• Entering and maintaining all national orders including electronic transfer and maintenance of all WO Platform orders to WideOrbit
• Assist in the development of sales proposals, advertising packages and client presentations
• Create supportive marketing materials for sales department
• Effectively communicate with internal teams (sales, production, finance) and external clients on performance and delivery of campaigns
• Maintain organized filing systems
• Prepare proposals as requested by National Sales Manager
• Keep progress tabs on various sales initiatives
• Work cooperatively with managers, co-workers and clients to deliver a high-level of service.
• Interact with co-workers, clients and the viewing public in a professional manner, both on the phone and in person
• In-person attendance is required

Requirements:
• Previous experience with commercial television, advertising agencies, or marketing a plus
• Proficient with computer and software, including Microsoft Excel. TV software experience with programs like WideOrbit is a plus
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, manage multiple projects and tight deadlines
• Consistently meet deadlines in a challenging and dynamic environment
• Capable of learning new systems promptly and thoroughly
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential
• Must be highly-focused, organized, and detail oriented
• Must take pride in work, respond to instruction well, thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy working independently and perform at a consistently high-level
• Deal with the daily stresses and pressures associated with commercial television sales
• Extreme attention to detail

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.

Benefits

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp2129-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KHBS

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.