Sales Assistant - WSOC TV in Charlotte, NC at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/11/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/11/2022

Job Summary

Cox Media Group Charlotte has an immediate opening for a Sales Assistant to assist WSOC-TV, WAXN-TV, and Telemundo Sales Managers and Account Executives in all areas relating to performance of their sales duties (including reports and presentations) by performing the following duties: 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Distribution of daily sales reports and daily order entry. 
  • Work with advertising agency representatives with makegoods, contracts, etc. 
  • Assist with order entry and sales activity reports for Account Executives and Managers. 
  • Work with Wide Orbit, Media Ocean, Media Line traffic systems. 
  • Work with clients and trouble shoot issues daily. 
  • Back up other sales assistants as necessary. 
  • Answering phones in a professional and courteous manner. 
  • Participate in and contribute to sales coordinated events, assist with client and sales meetings. 
  • Distribution of department incoming and outgoing mail. 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. 
  • B.A. preferred or 2-3 years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as sales orders, written instructions and write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively with groups of customers or employees of organization. 
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 
  • Experience with computer keying and experience in/familiarity with broadcasting. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office with proficiency in Excel, Word and Power Point.  
  • Media experience preferred (Wide Orbit traffic system experience a plus). 
  • Must have excellent communication skills both in person and on the telephone.
  • Problem-solving skills and positive attitude
  • Must be personable, demonstrate initiative, resourceful, and be a self-starter with attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume, time sensitive environment. 

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

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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