Local Sales Assistant

Posted On: March 4, 2019
Station/Company: KPTV-KPDX, Meredith
Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

KPTV-KPDX, a Meredith owned duopoly is located in Beaverton, Oregon is recruiting for a Local Sales Assistant. The Local Sales Assistant works under the direction of the General Sales Manager, Local Sales Manager and Local Account Executives to provide sales support/service duties pertaining to all local business.
50% Inputs, checks and confirms orders on WideOrbit.
25% Provides sales/service support to clients.
15% Maintains and updates local account files and database. Researches and resolves log discrepancies.
5% Supports National Sales Assistant
5% Other duties as assigned

Previous sales/service support or office experience.
High school diploma or equivalent. College/university/technical degree in related field preferred.

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.
Additional Information:
Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith’s portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation’s Top 25 — including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland — and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith’s stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

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Expiration: April 20, 2019