Local Sales Assistant

Local Sales Assistant

KSLA-TV

Description:

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KSLA:

KSLA News 12 is the aggressive, National Edward R. Murrow award-winning CBS affiliate serving the region known as the ArkLaTex. The station is the market’s leader in timely and accurate reporting of breaking news, investigative journalism, award-winning storytelling and First Alert Weather. KSLA News 12 serves its community on all on-air, digital and mobile platforms embracing the innovation of the industry. In the center of the ArkLaTex is the Shreveport/Bossier City metroplex where the best of Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas culture is combined to create a vibrant and comfortable lifestyle.

Job Summary/Description:

KSLA-TV is in search for a Local Sales Assistant that will support our sales staff in the day-to-day operation of selling KSLA TV, Bounce and Circle networks, plus digital advertising products to local direct and agency clients. The Sales Assistant workflow includes order and traffic entry, sales presentations, and any other tasks designed to advance your media sales career. Our Sales Assistant needs to love computers, pay attention to detail, and possess a strong work ethic with a positive attitude. If you are a true team player who puts others above self and enjoys a fast-paced environment, then this job is for you.

The Sales Assistant will assist Account Executives, GSM, NSM & DSM’s with research, development, and execution of marketing campaigns. This position will manage the departments sales support operations, including avails, proposals, account lists, prepare reports, create sales tools and packages for AEs and other projects assigned by management as well as assist traffic department with order entry and copy and Coordinate with other
departments on projects as needed.

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

Qualifications/Requirements: • Highly skilled with Microsoft Office. • Highly skilled with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign. • Must demonstrate the ability to prioritize, multi-task and perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment. • Strong organizational skills and great attention to detail are essential. • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written). • Energetic, competitive and self-starter. • Capable of learning new systems promptly and thoroughly. • Previous commercial television or marketing experience is helpful. Qualifications Behaviors Required Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Motivations Required Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Contact:

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

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