4 hours
2018-02-212018-03-22

Sales Assistant

Los Angeles, CA
  • Job Code
    7008310
Sales Assistant at Cox Media Group

Sales Assistant

Job ID 181956 Date posted 01/30/2018 Location Los Angeles, California

Description

To assist Account Executives with every aspect of the placement and processing of orders for TV Advertising Accounts. Act as liaison between station personnel, media buyers and salesperson to maintain an efficient sales desk. This is an entry level position ideally suited for someone interested in a career in television sales.


Responsibilities


Develop a firm understanding of the sales process, Nielsen ratings and Media line 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.


TV sales order entry

Organizing and maintaining schedules and paperwork
Resolves discrepancies and make goods
Making sure all assigned duties are completed efficiently and with adherence to deadlines
Work directly for one or more Account Executives and maintain an effective working relationship with them and other sales and company personnel 
Works with and must develop an effective working relationship with all station and agency personnel
Perform general office duties including filing, answering phones including the switchboard, back up for other assistants and the like
Maintain regular and punctual attendance


Qualifications

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-CA-Los Angeles-5670 Wilshire Blvd

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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