Local Sales Assistant

Posted by Hearst Television

Albuquerque, NM
Posted: 2017-04-04


As Local Sales Assistant, you’ll be responsible for working with the KOAT-TV sales team and their clients to ensure successful Broadcast advertising campaigns.  We’re looking for a candidate that can provide superior customer service to our clients and sales executives, as well as understand the sense of urgency inherent in working with a sales organization. This is a great opportunity in a growing organization for someone who is able to maintain a high level of accuracy and remain calm under pressure. 



  • Assisting General Sales Manager, Local Sales Manager and Account Executives with daily tasks.
  • Accurate and timely input of orders, revisions and make goods.
  • Pulling posts, spot times pre & post and invoices for Account Executives.
  • Complete new or revised client profiles and special handling forms.
  • Pulling and distributing daily/weekly reports and AE trackers for management.
  • Updating of sponsorship trackers and calendars
  • Backup for other sales assistants
  • Organized, detail-oriented team player with exceptional written and verbal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Positive attitude and professional demeanor is essential along with the flexibility to work in a rapidly changing and fast-paced environment



  • Previous sales support experience preferred

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, WideOrbit, and MediaLine a plus.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced work environment, manage multiple projects and tight deadlines.
  • Consistently meet deadlines in a challenging and dynamic environment.
  • Capable of learning new systems promptly and thoroughly.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Must be highly-focused, organized, and detail oriented.
  • Must take pride in work, respond to instruction well, thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy working independently and perform at a consistently high-level.
  • Deal with the daily stresses and pressures associated with commercial television sales
  • Extreme attention to detail.


  • College Degree or equivalent work experience. 


To Apply
Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer