Sales Assistant

February 22, 2021 by Comments Off on Sales Assistant

Website Meredith Corp.

Job Title

Sales Assistant

Job Description

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.


The Sales Assistant at Arizona’s Family CBS 5 & 3 TV (Meredith Corp.) is the primary clerical and support person for the local sales staff.  This position assists Local Sales Managers and Account Executives in all aspects of the sales process, including good stewardship of client broadcast and digital business.


II. Essential Job Functions

Weight %

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results


Proper paperwork and order entry with high level of accuracy working with clients directly on make goods, resolving discrepancies, posting reports responding appropriately to incoming calls and emails from clients. Working with our digital assets to include ordering, implementation and fulfillment of online advertising campaigns. Working with traffic operations on programming, commercial placement and break structures.


Working with Promotions and Community Service departments on placement of inventory and paperwork maintaining and updating sales support material, physical files, and our station share drive providing back up support for other Sales Assistants and Copy Assistants and Receptionist when needed.


Pulling reports as needed preparing multimedia presentations and supporting documents

coordinating sales project merchandising and promotional support occasionally participating in outside sales functions / presentations being a positive and professional representative of KTVK-TV, KPHO-TV, and our multiple advertising platforms.


III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


High School Graduate or equivalent; College degree preferred


1-2 years business experience with significant exposure to clients or customers in a sales environment

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong organizational and time management skills

Dependability and punctuality

Excellent follow-through and detail orientation

Working knowledge of digital advertising on local websites and social platforms.

Knowledge of basic HTML coding a plus.

Strong computer skills (proficient in all Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, as well as manage operational processes and experience with web-based operational systems).

Previous experience in Wide Orbit, Google DFP and Tap Clicks a plus.

Can accurately compare and verify information

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; handle multiple duties simultaneously

Effectively communicate with others (present ideas, facts and technical information clearly)

Can quickly adjust to changing priorities, goals, procedures and essential duties;

take initiative; effectively solves problems on your own

Work with numbers (basic arithmetic including fractions and percentages)

Good interpersonal skills – can work well with others

% Travel Required (Approximate): none




It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


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