Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Sales Assistant in Charlotte, NC at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/12/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2022

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:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.  B.A. preferred or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: 

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as sales orders, written instructions. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with groups of customers or employees of organization. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

REASONING ABILITY: 

  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  • Experience with computer keying and experience in/familiarity with broadcasting.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office.   Needs to be proficient 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. Able to resolve problems and maintain a 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.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

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.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

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!

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