Full Time Job

Sales Assistant


Springfield, MO 03-10-2021
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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. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products. This position has a focus on research and analysis. Experience with television sales and ratings software is a plus.
• Performs all clerical functions for the Sales Department.
• Maintains program, rate, and ratings system and software
• Creates research slides, presentations, and project management
• Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures.
• Enters order, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.
• Corresponds with customers and confers with coworkers to answer inquiries and resolve account problems.
• Prepares forms and reports.
• Maintains files and other business records.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
• High School diploma
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• 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

Prior traffic experience would be a plus, but is not necessary.
Company Profile

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.