National Sales Assistant

Nexstar Broadcasting Jackson, MS
Position Summary:

The National Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective. The National Sales assistant works directly with advertisers and agencies to facilitate the station's share of national advertising business and paid programming revenues, and is responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

* Performs all clerical functions for the National Sales Department.

* Maintains on-line political files.

* Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures.

* Enters order, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.

* Corresponds with customers and confers with coworkers to answer inquiries and resolve account problems.

* Prepares forms and reports.

* Monitors inventory.

* Maintains files and other business records.

* Back-up for Local Sales Assistant

* Performs other duties as assigned.