CBS Corporation Sales Assistant in Seattle, Washington

Sales Assistant

REF#: 26711

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Seattle, WA

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

KSTW-TV, Seattle's CW Network affiliate is seeking a Sales Assistant to provide administrative & sales support to the Sales and Finance Teams.

Duties: Serve as a main point of contact for both National & Local Sales Managers, along with National & Local Account Executives in all administrative aspects of the job.

Communicate with outside Rep Firms and Local and National Account Executives regarding make-good offers, preemptions, credits, post logs, pre logs, discrepancies and pulling invoices.

Order entry & contract maintenance: Input all local orders into traffic manually via IBS traffic system.

Generate quarterly Paid Programming inventory grid in Sharepoint and input all new inventory and allocations.

Arrange and book Sales Manager travel plans and prepare expense reports for actual travel and entertainment expenses incurred.

Participate in weekly Sales Meeting

Other duties both administrative and sales focused may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Ideal candidate will possess strong Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint experience. Excellent people skills, the ability to multitask, give attention to detail and be a self-starter. High School diploma or equivalent required.

Preferred:Previous sales assistant and/or media experience strongly preferred.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled