Cedar Rapids, IA
KCRG TV seeks a dynamic Local Sales Assistant to join our award-winning teams. The candidate will be responsible for assisting Local Account Executives throughout the sales process by maintaining client contracts, entering client orders, preparing sales and marketing presentations, communicating with advertising agencies, and providing other necessary sales support. Apply by emailing resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Supports local Account Executives by tracking, investigating, and reporting sales information; resolving problems.
• Assist maintaining client contracts, entering client orders, preparing sales and marketing presentations, communicating with advertising agencies, and providing other necessary sales support.
• Maintains customer database by inputting customer profile and updates; preparing and distributing monthly reports.
• Candidates must have demonstrated skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and email systems.
Required Skills & Experience:
• College degree preferred or 1- 2 years equivalent work experience.in a professional office environment or in an office support role.
• This is a fast-paced, high performance sales environment. You must demonstrate strong attention to detail, have great prioritization skills, and be comfortable working with numbers. Sales and marketing experience a plus.
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
KCRG TV is the ABC affiliate in Eastern Iowa and is the number one rated television station in our 21 county designated market area (DMA) from sign on to sign off. KCRG TV was acquired by Gray Television in October 2015 and joins a dynamic group of television stations that provide important news, weather and sports information as well as entertainment programming to viewers every day. KCRG 9.2 brings local live events to Eastern Iowa including high school and college sports, show choirs, parades, professional baseball, important town meetings and much more.