Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.
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The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective. The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs all administrative functions for the Sales Department.
Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices, and procedures.
Enters orders, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources in a timely manner
Establish strong business relationships and act as liaison with advertising agency counterparts and internal departments, including Traffic, Marketing, Accounting and Research.
Assist Account Executives gathering details, organizing information, and producing proof-of-performance campaign recaps.
Work closely with the traffic hub to schedule promotional assets.
Reconcile billing discrepancies with agencies and billing department.
Fill in and provide station reception support.
Help organize and execute client entertainment.
Performs other tasks as assigned.
Requirements & Skills:
High School diploma
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum one year's experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Sales Assistant must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.