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Full Time Job

Sales Assistant

Nexstar

Jackson, MS 07-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective. The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.
• Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Performs all clerical functions for the Sales Department, including maintaining files and other business records
• Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures
• Enters order, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources; monitors inventory
• Corresponds with customers and confers with coworkers to answer inquiries and resolve account problems
• Working in sales avail systems like Wide Orbit Media Sales to update network prime and sports programming across Nexstar's 200+ television stations
• Generating audience estimates based on historical performance and market-specific trends
• Creation of sales materials, including one sheets, audience trends, dashboards, etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned
• Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Marketing, Communications, English, or Statistics
• Fluency in English
• Minimum one year's experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Problem-solving and deductive reasoning skills
• Clear and concise communications both through writing and presentation skills
• Organizational skills for daily responsibilities and special projects for sales team
• Comfortable working in a collaborative team environment
• Highly proficient in all Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d51467-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.