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Sales Associate

Cox Media Group


Location:
Pittsburgh, PA
Date:
06/28/2017
2017-06-282017-07-27
Job Code:
179865
Cox Media Group
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Job Details

Company Cox Media Group
Title: Sales Associate
JobID: 179865
Category: Sales
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time

Description

The Sales Associate role is to support the sales department in all areas relating to performance of their required and requested duties.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in the multi-media industry. We are looking for an outgoing self-starter, to assist our sales team at WPXI. Our ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running, take charge of their position and provide excellent support to our staff of sales professionals. We are looking for someone who has the ability to work effectively with all the departments at our television station and be flexible in an ever changing environment.  This position has the potential to interact with internal departments such as Digital, New Business and Production.  You will be asked to communicate with agencies and clients. The ideal candidate has great attention to detail, knows how to build successful relationships; can take direction as well as work independently.

Prior sales assistant experience is a plus.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support the sales department in all areas including:

  • Entering orders into our Wide Orbit traffic system
  • Working with managers and/or Account Executives (AE’s) on pre-emptions and makegoods
  • Collaborating with managers and/or AE’s to fulfill advertising agencies’ and clients’ requests such as posting, pre/post log times, discrepancy resolution and other reporting and support needs
  • Serving as a liaison between other departments to complete client projects
  • Working with AE’s to create proposals
  • Trouble shooting issues and problem solving
  • Handling general administrative tasks as assigned
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel & Power Point
  • Performing other duties as assigned by management and/or AE’s


Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To execute this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university
  • Preferred two to three years related experience and/or training
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills



About Cox Media Group
 
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at http://www.coxmediagroup.com/.


Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh-4145 Evergreen Road

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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