KOIN 6 TV/KOIN.com/Portland’s CW, a Nexstar Media Inc. owned CBS and CW duopoly in Portland, Oregon has an immediate opening for a Sales Assistant.
The Sales Assistant is a team player who works with the sales team to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic, and accounting perspective. The Sales Assistant is also responsible for performing clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.
Corresponds with clients/National Representatives and confers with internal team members to answer inquiries and provide solutions
Performs clerical functions for the Sales Department
Prepares forms, reports, posts analysis, and campaign recaps
Monitors inventory, preempts, makegoods and order revisions
Maintains files and other business records
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
High School diploma
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum one year’s experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment
Training/Equipment: MS Office to include: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe, and Outlook. Wide Orbit, a plus.
Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: This position requires a cooperative, pleasant attitude, and a willingness to take on additional responsibilities and challenges. May work in a high-stress environment with deadline pressures.
The employee in this position must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Career Portal: Please remember to attach your cover letter, resume, and a link to your demo reel (if applicable).
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Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN-TV is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing exceptional local news content on-air and online (koin.com), CBS Network programming, and syndicated entertainment to viewers across Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN News is Watching Out for You with 51 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather, traffic, KOIN News AM-Extra, and Game-On! Our sister station, KRCW-TV – Portland’s CW – began broadcasting in 1989. Portland’s CW offers CW network programming, along with local sports and syndicated comedy programming and talk shows. Also under the umbrella of KOIN-TV is Antenna TV, which features classic TV programs from the 1960s-1990s, such as Family Ties, Johnny Carson, Bewitched, Coach, and many others.
KOIN-TV, KRCW-TV, and Antenna TV are Nexstar Media Group, Inc. television stations serving Oregon and SW Washington from our studios in downtown Portland, OR. Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is America’s largest local television and media company with 199 full-power stations (including partner stations) in 116 markets addressing more than 68% of U.S. television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Today, as one of the most powerful and trusted voices in America, Nexstar remains true to its mission to uphold the public interest principles of localism, diversity, and trustworthy, unbiased broadcast journalism. At the same time, the company continues to simultaneously raise its commitment to support the evolving needs and interests of the local viewers, hometown businesses, and community organizations that it proudly serves each day.
KOIN/Nexstar Media Group is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
KOIN/Nexstar Media Group values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check
Additional Information: Please let us know how you heard about this opening in your cover letter.