Sales Assistant

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Ref#: 32788
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Description:
  • To work with the Sales Department by assisting with administrative duties, which contribute to the servicing of TV station accounts.
  • Prepare sales reports for management and distribution
  • Television and digital order entry
  • Assist Sales Managers and Account Executives in program change, credit and make-good offers
  • Work with Traffic department with sales orders and posting.
  • Retrieve and distribute contracts daily
  • Retrieve and send post logs to clients on a daily basis
  • Office responsibilities including, but not limited to filing, mail pick-up and distribution, fax machine, copier machine and printer toner and paper maintenance
  • Telephone coverage for Sales Department
  • Main switchboard relief
  • Programming communication support
  • Other Duties as needed
Qualifications:
Required:
  • Attention to detail with a focus on accuracy and proficiency with MS Office are required
  • Excellent phone skills and professional manner


Preferred:
  • College degree preferred
  • Prior television or radio experience helpful

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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