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Sales - Administrative Sales Assistant - WTVY WTVY

Company: Gray Television
Location: Dothan
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WTVY:

WTVY News 4 is the #1 local media organization producing news, weather and original content for the Wiregrass region of Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Located in downtown Dothan, AL, WTVY has been the area's favorite local broadcaster since 1955. News 4 takes pride in our winning culture and reputation as the "Hometown News Leader." Leadership is about more than being the most popular. Come see how we're embracing our responsibilities to promote prosperity in the Wiregrass for all. Experience the energy of Dothan's impressive economic growth, while still enjoying a very comfortable cost of living.

WTVY has current network affiliations with CBS, NBC, CW, MeTV, MyNetworkTV and Circle, and produces more than 22+ hours of live local television weekly. We publish consistently to a variety of digital platforms and keep our focus trained on the horizon for what's next. For more information, visit wtvy.com.

Job Summary/Description:

The Administrative Sales Assistant plays a key role in the successful operation of our Sales Department. Assisting the General Sales Manager with various administrative duties, this individual also serves in a support role to a team of Multimedia Sales Specialists who work with advertisers across the area. This is a professional career opportunity to experience a winning culture with a top-performing team. An environment of continuous learning is encouraged with consistent training opportunities on a wide range of topics.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following

  • Maintain and update broadcast programming information
  • Compile information and accurate reports in a timely manner
  • Help manage inventory, including preemptions and makegoods
  • Act as an Accounts Receivable contact for the local sales team
  • Help ensure client satisfaction through effective administration of Sales team operating procedures
  • Backup for traffic

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience in an office environment with a strong reputation for working well with others and excellent attention to detail. An associates degree in business or a related field is preferred. Computer and Internet literacy are required, with experience in Microsoft Office programs necessary and Wide Orbit Traffic systems a plus. Customer service or sales support experience will be an advantage, especially within Local Media. Basic knowledge of accounts receivable helpful. A strong work ethic and excellent communication skills are a must.

Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (WTVY-TV) and attach your resume

Keywords: Gray Television, Dothan , Sales - Administrative Sales Assistant - WTVY WTVY, Other , Dothan, Alabama

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