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2018-02-142018-03-15
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Sales Assistant at Cox Media Group

Sales Assistant

Job ID 181435 Date posted 01/22/2018 Location Chicago, Illinois

Description

Assisting sales person with negotiation, securing orders and managing orders for television airtime acting as liaison between station personnel, media buyers and sales people. This is an entry level position for someone interested in television sales.

Responsibilities:

Develop a firm understanding of the sales process, Nielsen ratings and Medialine software.
Maintaining orders once placed including revisions due to program changes and/or pre-empted spots
Posting orders on a weekly basis and create television avails using Excel
.


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
College degree in communications, public relations, advertising or business preferred, coupled with a passion for building a career in sales and advertising.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Must be proficient in all Microsoft applications, especially in Excel, and PowerPoint

Strong professional verbal and written communication skills

Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize effectively

Strong people and relationship management skills

Must be detail orientated and analytical with good mathematics skills

Creative and organized



About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at .

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago-205 N Michigan Ave

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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    Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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