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 Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/28/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
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    Not Specified
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Job Summary

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

Duties include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Enter TV sales orders into our internal operating system while meeting strict deadlines. 
  • Maintain schedules and paperwork. 
  • Resolve any advertiser schedule discrepancies. 
  • Assist local sales account executives and sales managers with important tasks effectively and efficiently. 
  • Perform general office duties including answering phones including the switchboard, back up for other assistants and other key clerical duties. 
  • 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.

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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