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Sales Assistant

Job ID 188331 Date posted 05/16/2018 Location New York, New York Apply

Description

To 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. Input and maintain orders, including revisions due to program changes and/or pre-empted spots.
Organizing and maintaining schedules
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 answering phones. 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



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About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and Diehards. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-NY-New York-1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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