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Sales Assistant
Posted on: 
November 5, 2013

Title: Sales Assistant
Level: Full Time - Non-Exempt
Dept: Local Sales
Date: October 2013

Purpose of Position:

Assist the sales department personnel with servicing of accounts and administrative functions.

Primary accountabilities:

• Assist account executives in preparation of sales orders and monitoring accounts.

• Detailed inputting of various sales orders into IBS system, Sales Desktop, EPORT, and DARE.

• Compiling makegood, sales reports and entering AE approvals

• Answer phones and take detailed messages for the sales staff and managers.

• Assist in preparation of sales presentations.

• Daily contact with Traffic and Accounting department. Work directly with advertising agencies' buyers on makegoods as well as billing discrepancies.

• Double checking all sales orders and contracts. Compile competitive information when requested.

• Office responsibilities including, but not to: filing, mail pick-up and distribution, fax machine, copier machine, printer toner, and paper maintenance.

• Assist the New Business Sales Team research new clients and follow-up with client prospects.

• Maintain client data base and account list.

• Pick-up and deliver packages for the department to the Mail Room and Shipping & Receiving area.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.

Core competencies:

Strong math orientation, accuracy, proficiency with MS Office applications. Detailed-Oriented, Initiative, Planning, Organizational Awareness, Time Management, Judgement, and must demonstrated Leadership.

Minimum education and experience requirements:

• Minimum two years work experience in related field. College preferred.

Contact name: Michelle Gutierrez
Shift: M-F/9-6P / 830-530P (as needed)
Supv Title: Sales Support Manager

To upload cover letter and resume, go to http://chicago.cbslocal.com/station/cbs-2/ and click on "For Info on Jobs with CBS."