The National Sales Assistant provides sales support to the WQAD Sales Management Team as well as National & Local Sales Reps to maximize revenue and achieve department goals. Provides assistance to management daily as needed to ensure the smooth operation of the departments.
\u2022 Assist in maximizing revenues by processing and maintaining orders, order entry, make goods, resolving discrepancies and communicating with account executives, agencies and clients\u2022 Identify suitable make good areas based on inventory, rates and ratings\u2022 Answer incoming calls for sales managers in a professional and positive manner\u2022 Proactive in seeking out additional duties from sales managers and/or other members of sales team\u2022 Assist in preparation of sales presentations\u2022 Pull daily revenue reports\u2022 Maintain account files\u2022 Process contracts, credit information, payments, political forms and maintain accurate records\u2022 Work with Accounting Department on correct billing and claims reconciliation\u2022 Treat all co-workers with proper manners and respect. Establish as an asset to the entire team\u2022 All other duties as assigned by Sales Management\u2022 Works on a day-to-day basis with station sales management, sales staff, traffic, programming, promotions and business departments to ensure station business is booked and airing properly\u2022 Attention to posting needs of clients\u2022 Maintain weekly posting spreadsheets\u2022 Inputting UD schedules and maintaining running totals of posts\u2022 Assisting with promotional schedules
\u2022 Preferred working knowledge of television business, ratings, traffic, general practices and vocabulary\u2022 Preferred minimum of 3 years experience in TV sales industry\u2022 Preferred ability to understand demographic ratings, inventory, rate structure and make good process\u2022 Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook\u2022 Additional Computer skills a plus: Wide Orbit, Media Line and other processing systems\u2022 Possess outstanding organizational and communication skills and have the ability to work well under pressure\u2022 Self-motivated and meet deadlines\u2022 Able to handle busy phones, multi-task and have a positive attitude\u2022 Proficient in numbers, basic math, percentages\u2022 Valid driver\u2019s license
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:Send a resume to Dan Englund, Director of Sales at WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at email@example.com.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.
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