Full Time Job

Sales Assistant


Louisville, KY 06-08-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
WLKY-TV is looking for an organized, detail-oriented team player with exceptional written and verbal skills, and the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.

WLKY-TV, the Hearst Television CBS affiliate in Louisville, KY has an immediate opening in our Sales Department for a National Sales Assistant. The National Sales Assistant works closely with the National Sales Manager to ensure effective oversight of national advertising campaigns across multiple platforms. We seek a highly organized candidate with excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Enthusiasm, accuracy and computer proficiency are vital to success in this role. The position is largely data entry and offers a great opportunity to develop and enhance valuable skill sets while contributing to the success of our award-winning sales team. WLKY-TV is part of Hearst Television, an industry leader that offers a comprehensive benefits package for this in-office opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the National Sales Manager on day-to-day duties and communicate with national sales representatives and advertising agency personnel across the country.
• Enter and maintain national advertising orders with precision.
• Must take pride in work, respond to instruction well, thrive in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and consistently perform at a high level.
• Capable of learning and developing expertise with new systems and software promptly and thoroughly.
• Maintain national political public files, as well as updates to the FCC political website.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. is required.
• Fulfill customer service requests for items such as log times, weekly posting analysis, etc.
• Assist in the development of sales proposals, advertising packages and client presentations.
• Develop proficiency with Nielsen ratings, Kantar Media, and other research tools.
• Coordinate paid programming sales.
• Research billing discrepancies and reconcile credit memos as required
• Prior administrative experience is preferred.

• B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, Marketing, Communications, or related fields is a plus.
• Related military training and experience will be considered.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz5xq1-3-87-33-97-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.