12 hours

Assistant, Sales

Tribune Company
New York, NY
  • Job Code
Assistant, Sales in New York, New York | Careers at NY-New York; 685 3rd Ave
  • Assistant, Sales

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/18/2019 6:43 PM)
    Job ID
    Strategy and Business Development
  • Overview

    WGN America, the flagship entertainment destination of Tribune Media Company, is a nationally distributed television network whose reach is approaching 80 million homes via cable, satellite and telco.  The network features a strong slate of original scripted dramas, first-run syndicated dramas, comedies and blockbuster movies celebrated by fans across the country.


    We seek a Sales Assistant to join our Sales team.  This person will be responsible to input and maintain sales orders, from entry through invoicing & payment. They will collaborate with, prioritize and assist assigned Account Executives on specific accounts.  They will also be responsible to maintain the sales process and sales orders by interacting with the sales & planning departments, traffic, billing & ad agencies.


    • 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.


    • 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.


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    Posted: 2019-08-21 Expires: 2019-09-20

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