Sales Assistant - KIRO TV in Seattle, WA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/20/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

KIRO-TV is looking for a full-time Local Sales Assistant to support our sales team. In this position, you will need to operate in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment successfully. The ideal candidate will contribute to our sales team's success.  


  • Enter TV sales orders into our internal operating system while meeting strict deadlines.  
  • Maintain schedules and paperwork.  
  • Resolve any advertiser schedule discrepancies.  
  • Attend weekly sales meetings 
  • Assist local sales account executives and sales managers with important tasks effectively and efficiently.  
  • Perform general office duties, back up other assistants, and complete other vital clerical responsibilities.  
  • Updating station materials, including media kits, program one-sheets, and other sales documents.  
  • Prepare post-campaign reports 



What we look for


  • College degree preferred but not required. 
  • A professional and positive attitude 
  • Highly organized and possess the ability to switch focus quickly when needed and work on multiple projects at the same time. 
  • Accurate computer data entry skill and ability. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. 
  • 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. 
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team. 
  • Must be able to work in highly collaborative environment. 
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service skills providing quick response time and accurate issue resolution. 
  • Results-driven and highly accountable. 
  • Self-directed, motivated, and with exceptional multi-tasking abilities. 


CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

CMG may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or during employment as a term and condition of employment unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law.

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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