Sales Assistant

Job Title: Sales Assistant
Location: KTUU-TV, 501 E. 40th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99503
Department: Sales
Supervises Others?: No.
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow.

JOB SUMMARY:
KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska's #1 News station, is seeking a sales assistant to provide support to KTUU's sales management team and department. KTUU is committed to providing local news to the consumer wherever and whenever they consume news: on-air, on the web, via news and weather apps, and mobile. The KTUU sales department works with clients presenting proposals and opportunities to advertise. The Sales Assistant works primarily with Account Executives and management in a variety of ways. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring television commercials are placed and aired correctly, creation and execution of online advertising campaigns on a variety of digital platforms, and creation of sales materials to be used in the market. The Sales Assistant is also relied upon to produce and facilitate station campaigns that show on the air and online. Some public interaction is required. The ability to work together in a team environment and multi-task over a variety of responsibilities at one time is needed. Creative in thought with attention to detail and accuracy in numbers will be needed in this position. Position is Monday-Friday 8 hours a day for 40 hours a week. Hours are 8:30am to 5 or 5:30pm. Minimum overtime is required.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Assist with order entry – WideOrbit, DFP, Google, Facebook, and Snapchat ad dashboards and other programs.
• Assist in creating marketing materials for sales presentations and marketing materials with the use of PowerPoint plus maintain the documents on the shared sales drive.
• Maintain and update television program inventory in WideOrbit Media Sales
• Provide Account Executives with status reports on digital ad campaigns
• Produce and maintain the weekly distribution of programming calendars and prime calendars
• Assist in the offer process with clients to negotiation make-goods for national and regional accounts
• Back up the traffic coordinator position as needed with material instructions, logs and other daily tasks
• Order entry for promotional efforts for digital and television

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Ability to get along with other and maintain effective interdepartmental relationships
• Creative ability to build proposals and other documents in PowerPoint along with strong Excel skills
• Ability to multi-task duties with attention to detail and accuracy
• Work well with others and be part of a team environment

ABOUT GRAY:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of [Company Name]’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

ABOUT STATION:

KTUU an NBC affiliate is our primary station along with KYES, MyNetwork, and two sub channels NTUU (Justice) and NYES (Antenna). KTUU has a reputation of excellence built over the past 60 years. The KTUU brand inspires confidence, loyalty and trust with both our audience and clients. Our staff also understands the importance of the station's role in the community and embraces our core values of integrity, communication, adaptability, responsiveness and excellence.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

To learn more about KTUU, watch our video: http://www.ktuu.com/content/stationjobs/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. 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.

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of [Company Name]’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.