WGN-TV Chicago is looking for a Sales/Traffic Assistant.
The Sales/Traffic Assistant will work closely with AE’s and is responsible for entering and confirming all new and revised orders, maintaining and organizing all client files, working closely with AE’s to handle all incoming requests for pre/post log times, makegood requests, and order confirmations.
They will have additional responsibilities inside the Traffic department that will consist of material/copy assignment and other duties as they arise. The candidate will be cross trained in both departments. This position will be a liaison from Sales to Traffic and Operations.
The ideal candidate must have a high level of organizational skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. They must have strong communication skills, excel in problem solving and must be fluent in Word, Excel, and Outlook. Previous experience in Wide Orbit and its accompanied software is a plus.
Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.
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