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Local Sales Assistant

Hearst Television Inc

Oklahoma City, OK
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Local Sales Assistant

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Location: Oklahoma City, OK US
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KOCO-TV, Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is seeking a well-organized person, with excellent communication skills, to represent the station as Local Sales Assistant. The position serves as a liaison between the local sales staff and advertisers and advertising agencies. Duties include preparing presentations, accurately placing TV and online advertising orders, and providing follow-up in audience delivery and billing detail for KOCO-TV, ME-TV OKC, and KOCO.COM & Mobile.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deal directly with clients
  • Assist with presentations
  • Process sales contracts
  • Maintains sales agreements between the advertising agencies and KOCO
  • Handle make-goods
  • Complete post-analysis
  • Assist with detailed tasks as determined by the Local Sales Manager and Account Executives

Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Ability multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve discrepancies.
  • Must be an excellent communicator.
  • Being a team player is important to be successful in this position.
  • Must be computer literate (Microsoft Suite) and have willingness to learn new industry related programs.


  • College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience 

Required Experience

  • All business-related experience considered.
  • Will train on industry software.
  • Advertising agency or Television Rep firm experience a plus.  

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.

Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.

Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.

Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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