Sales Assistant – Advertising Sales

The Sales Assistant is a highly motivated, self-starter who is eager to learn and has a keen eye for detail. As an essential team member supporting Account Executives and Sales Planners, the Sales Assistant is responsible for providing end to end workflow support, to ensure effective campaign delivery for advertisers. The Sales Assistant plays an essential role in ensuring accuracy and follow-through of order entry /maintenance and client relationships.  This position works closely with Pricing and Planning and Traffic to ensure seamless execution of all deal elements. 


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Accurately enter all orders for linear and digital advertising schedules
  • Review and process orders to ensure that all necessary paperwork is submitted for cross functional teams
  • Manage advertising copy for clients, which includes correct distribution of Traffic Instructions and client spot uploads as needed
  • Manage campaigns effectively, book and maintain inventory appropriately
  • Monitor accounts and review with sales team and Pricing and Planning to ensure client delivery
  • Effectively communicate with Account Executive on client campaign status
  • Communicate with clients to guarantee schedules run efficiently
  • Review order information, obtain proper updates from agencies, and communicate internally to ensure order details and documentation is updated and entered in the system appropriately
  • Monitor the current marketplace, ratings, and advertising trends to make informed decisions on a day-to-day basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned