Sales Assistant

Location Dallas, Texas Job Number 173224 Brand Cox Reps, Inc.

Description

The Sales Assistant will assist Account Executives with every aspect of the placement and processing of orders for TV Advertising Accounts. Act as liaison between station personnel, media buyers and salesperson to maintain an efficient sales desk. This is an entry level position ideally suited for someone interested in a career in television sales.

Responsibilities

Develop a firm understanding of the sales process, Nielsen ratings and Media line software. Maintaining orders once placed including revisions due to program changes and/or pre-empted spots, posting orders on a weekly basis and create television avails using excel.
• TV sales order entry. 
• Organizing and maintaining schedules and paperwork. 
• Resolves discrepancies and make goods. 
• Making sure all assigned duties are completed efficiently and with adherence to deadlines. 
• Work directly for one or more Account Executives and maintain an effective working relationship with them and other sales and company personnel. 
• Works with and must develop an effective working relationship with all station and agency personnel. 
• Perform general office duties including filing, answering phones including the switchboard, back up for other assistants and the like. 
• Maintain regular and punctual attendance 



Qualifications

• College degree preferred, preferably in communications, public relations, advertising or business. 
• Highly organized and possess the ability to switch focus quickly when needed and work on multiple projects at the same time. 
• Fast and accurate computer data entry skill and ability. 
• Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word & PowerPoint. 
• Excellent written and verbal skills. 
• Enjoy working in a fast paced environment, able to act with a sense of urgency and adhere to set deadlines. 
• Have a personable demeanor with strong team and customer focus 




Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that also includes the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa.  The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; six daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.


Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-TX-Dallas-5400 LBJ Fwy

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing