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Sales Support Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The E.W. Scripps news station KOAA NEWS5 in Colorado Springs is hiring a Sales Support Assistant. This person will be responsible for supporting the sales department in day-to-day activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Assist Sales team with pre-sales events, client appointments and order entry. Facilitate & process sales presentations.
  • Communicate with advertising agencies and clients for make goods, preemptions, under delivery and day-to-day contact. Including sending station information to clients and national representatives.
  • Generate and analyze sales reports including rating delivery data by week and adjusting advertising schedules. Complete online postings.
  • Identify and correct any billing errors or issues prior to end of month.
  • Correctly input client billing adjustments within the same month as dispute identified.
  • Attend sales training and planning meetings.
  • Arranges and distributes various advertising materials and sales reports to the proper areas in a timely manner.
  • Provide exemplary customer assistance.
  • Assist AEs and clients with commercial time, arrange tape pick-ups, and make goods and changes.
  • Send location information to clients and national reps.
  • Produce sales pieces in coordination with National Rep. Firm and Research Director.
  • Assist with inventory control and updating and weekly rate card.
  • Paid programming liaison with advertisers, where necessary.
  • Cross-train in all sales and traffic software applications as well as sales support positions.
  • Handles the daily general clerical functions such as filing, answering phones, creating correspondence and calculating rates to quote to customers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 5+ years experience in a related field.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-12-13