The Local Sales Assistant works under the direction of the Local Account Executives and Local Sales Manager to provide sales support/service duties pertaining to all local business.
40% Inputs, checks and confirms orders on WideOrbit.
25% Provides sales/service support to clients.
20% Maintains and updates local account files and database.
15% Researches and resolves log discrepancies.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements|All must be met to be considered
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. College/university/technical degree in related field preferred.
Experience: Previous sales/service support or office experience.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Computer skills utilizing Wide Orbit and Microsoft software including Excel, Outlook, and Word preferred.
Strong organization and phone skills.
Strong verbal and writing skills.
Attention to detail and follow through.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Ability to maintain a positive attitude and communicate diplomatically with all clients, viewers, and local representatives.
Must be willing to work flexible schedule.
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The Meredith Local Media Group offers great career opportunities to be a part of a company leveraging the latest technologies to deliver the best news product to our viewers through multiple platforms. We always surround ourselves with talented, smart, compassionate people in a fun, friendly and fast-paced environment. Meredith currently owns 14 television stations that include FOX, NBC affiliates and two MY Networks and one Independent station. Click the Contact Us tab to view our station locations.
We reach local audiences in more than 10 million U.S. households in top markets. Our network affiliates use the power of television backed by our trusted brands and our local digital and mobile sites to create compelling and effective marketing solutions for clients.
About Meredith Corporation: (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Allrecipes.com, Fitness, More, American Baby, EveryDay with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun- along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
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