JOB OPENING: National Sales Assistant ABOUT KWQC:
KWQC-TV6 is the dominant television station in the Quad Cities and surrounding Iowa-Illinois markets. The NBC affiliate, KWQC is the leader in Morning, Evening, Late and Weekend local newscasts with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies to showcase our award winnings content. NBC prime programming and sports events which include the Olympics and Sunday Night Football continue to win the weekly viewership ratings battle. Community service is entrenched in the culture at KWQC and we are proud to be the leader in this role. But the station’s most valuable asset and resource is our people, KWQC is home to many dedicated employees many of whom have called the station home for their entire careers.
KWQC-TV6 is looking for a friendly, reliable, self-starter to become a part of the KWQC Sales Team as the National Sales Assistant (NSA) who will report to the General Sales Manager and work with the entire sales team. Qualified NSA applicants will be detailed oriented, organized with strong communication skills and expected to demonstrate considerable judgement and initiative in a fast paced environment. Primary duties will include order entry and schedule maintenance for national advertisers along with research and presentation pieces for sales team.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, but are not limited to:
• Order entry and maintenance of national sales in Wide Orbit system
• National client follow up and communication
• Sales presentations built in PowerPoint
• Market research and ratings breakouts
• Sales management team support
• Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite of products including PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Word
• Good written and oral communication skills and capable of daily multi-tasking
• Media experience with Wide Orbit and history of progressive responsibility preferred
• A team player with a positive attitude and desire to always win
• Must pass pre-employment DMV check and drug screening
Qualified applicants can apply at www.gray.tv/applynow.
KWQC-TV6 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training, or promotion of employees by reasons of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, physical or mental handicap, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or age.
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