Full Time Job

Sales Assistant


Mobile, AL 05-15-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Sales Assistant - WALA

About WALA:

WALA FOX10 News is a local media organization producing news, weather and original content for the Gulf Coast. Located in Mobile, AL. WALA is the oldest existing television station in the state of Alabama. FOX10 takes pride in a winning culture and is committed to the community.

Job Summary/Description:

WALA is seeking a Sales Assistant to serve as the liaison between viewers and clients who call or visit the television station. A positive attitude is a must! The position will also include administrative duties to support station management and projects

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

Serve as liaison between Sales Department and Creative Services team:
1. Schedule commercial/digital production for advertisers
2. Facilitate implementation of elements for sponsorships and special projects in coordination with Account Executives.

Serve as liaison between Sales Department and Studio 10 team:

1. Communicate with Sales Account Executives to set up Studio 10 segments. Account Executives will contact liaison with on-location shoot, in-studio taping, or in-studio interview they need to schedule for clients. Liaison will look at Studio 10 calendar, will help find a workable date/time and put it in the calendar. Liaison will also schedule the segment on the calendar for the day it's supposed to air.
2. Responsible for making sure necessary information for each sales segment is on the calendar, including appearance form, logos, pictures or video if applicable, etc. The Account Executive will get this information/materials from their clients, pass it on to the liaison, and the liaison will put it on the Studio 10 calendar for the shoot or interview date.
3. Remind A.E.'s each week to send in their necessary information.
4. Clip video from segments following air and post to website along with story from Studio 10 team.
5. Liaison should consult with Studio 10 E.P. on any questions or concerns regarding shoots and segments.
- Handle shipping and receiving duties.
- Pull and email pre and post log times for select advertisers.
- Double-check copy on traffic logs.
- Coordinate station staff events and client functions.

Please note - the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above

• Two years professional work experience and college degree preferred.

Interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

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

WALA-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-g3bwzq-3-231-217-107-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.