Full Time Job

Sales Assistant / Traffic


Winston-Salem, NC 05-05-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
WXII TV is looking for an organized, detail-oriented team player with strong written and verbal skills for our Sales Assistant/Traffic position. The ability to prioritize and manage time effectively is key. A positive attitude and professional demeanor is essential along with the flexibility to work in a rapidly changing environment. This individual will assist our sales team and ensure accurate execution of campaigns. Specifically, you will work with the sales team on processing advertising contracts, obtaining creative materials, generating support materials for sales team, and coordinating the scheduling and launch of advertising campaigns. This is a great opportunity in a growing organization for someone who can maintain a high level of accuracy and remain calm under pressure. This career opportunity is a great way to get your foot in the door with Hearst Television, an industry-leading station group.


Job Responsibilities:
• Assist in the development of sales proposals, advertising packages and client presentations.
• Create supportive marketing materials for sales department.
• Effectively communicate with internal teams (sales, production) and external clients on performance and delivery of campaigns, both TV and digital.
• Enter orders, both TV and digital.
• Securing and inputting traffic instructions for our advertisers.
• Entering copy information using Wide Orbit traffic software.
• Maintaining instruction files, commercial inventory and various other traffic functions.
• In-person attendance is required.

• Administrative experience preferred.
• Previous commercial television experience a plus.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment managing multiple projects and tight deadlines.
• Must have strong organization skills and attention to detail.
• Capable of learning new systems promptly and thoroughly.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
• Must have ability to generate reports and create presentations.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with a focus on Power Point and Excel.
• Self-starter who takes initiative.
• Strong customer service skills.
• Positive attitude.
• Some college preferred, not required. Experience considered.
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb222y-3-231-217-107-42 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.