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National Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KARD is searching for a National Sales Assistant for the office in West Monroe.

The National Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective. The National Sales assistant works directly with advertisers and agencies to facilitate the station`s share of national advertising business and paid programming revenues, and is responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs all clerical functions for the Sales Department.
  • Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures.
  • Enters order, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.
  • Corresponds with customers and confers with coworkers to answer inquiries and resolve account problems.
  • Prepares forms and reports.
  • Monitors inventory.
  • Maintains files and other business records.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Negotiate rates
  • All aspects of national business
  • May include some travel
  • Political advertising and detail file keeping

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Minimum one year`s experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The National Sales Assistant must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

HOW TO APPLY:
If interested, please send resume to:

KARD
Attention: Human Resources
200 Pavilion Road, West Monroe, LA 71292

OR by email to: tlbush@nexstar.tv

DEADLINE: 2013-07-12