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Assistant, Sales

Tribune Company


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
06/14/2018
2018-06-142018-07-14
Job Code:
2018-47355
Categories:
  • Sales / Biz Dev
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Careers Center | Assistant, Sales
  • Assistant, Sales

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/10/2018 2:31 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47355
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    WGN America, the flagship entertainment destination of Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO), is a nationally distributed television network available in more than 77 million homes via cable, satellite and telco.  The network features a strong slate of original scripted series, fan-favorite dramas, comedies and blockbuster movies.  Stay connected to WGN America on Twitter @wgnamerica.  For additional information, please visitwww.wgnamerica.com.

    Overview

      

    WGN America is looking for a Sales Assistant to support our Account Executives. Some duties include: Input and maintain sales orders, from entry through invoicing & payment. Collaborate with, prioritize and assist assigned Account Executives on specific accounts. Maintain the sales process and sales orders by interacting with the sales & planning departments, traffic, billing & ad agencies.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure all orders are booked and revised according to specs & guidelines and are booked properly in the system for assigned account executive(s)
    • Executing flighting of deals, as well as making necessary adjustments for program changes
    • Check contracts daily to confirm the systems match and back-up paperwork is accurate, completing tracking sheets
    • Handle pre-empts/makegoods in addition to EDI
    • Maintain ASR reports, research and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
    • Foster effective relationships with internal and external contacts.

    Qualifications

    • BA in business, marketing, communications or related field, or equivalent education and experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Attention to detail is a must.
    • Flexibility to work overtime during peak sales seasons.

     

    WGN America and Tribune Studios will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

     

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of video, music and sports metadata, powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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