Full Time Job

Digital Sales Assistant


Moselle, MS 01-22-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Digital Sales Assistant - WDAM

About WDAM:

WDAM is the #1 station in the Hattiesburg-Laurel DMA. We are dominant on broadcast and digital and produce news on WDAM NBC and WDAM ABC. Hattiesburg-Laurel is market 167 and we reach viewers in eight counties (Covington, Forrest, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne). WDAM is less than two hours driving distance to New Orleans, Mobile and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a great station and company.

Job Summary/Description:

WDAM-TV is looking a full-time Digital Sales Coordinator to work directly with our Digital Sales Manager and our team of Account Executives to help us meet the demands of our increasing digital sales activity.

The successful candidate will coordinate digital orders from the AEs and execute instructions for ad creation, and digital order input, assign traffic, and be an integral part of the digital sales process. This person must be an excellent communicator, technologically savvy, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, possess strong organizational skills, and perform well under pressure. The candidate must be a quick learner, self-motivated, and able to work independently.

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

• Experience in a PC based environment using Microsoft products – Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
• Able to learn and become proficient with proprietary traffic and billing software
• Digital order entry with a high level of accuracy
• Request, update and monitor digital creative scheduling, meeting all deadlines
• Fulfill and monitor all digital campaigns with appropriate follow up
• Organize and deliver campaign reports on deadline
• Research clients and industries, digital trends and strategies, etc.
• Provide appropriate support and follow up for Digital Sales Manager and Account Executives

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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 who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WDAM-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 to or by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0j3bm-34-239-154-201-42 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.