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Network Sales Assistant

Weigel Broadcasting Co.
City: 
Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Zip Code: 
60661
Occupational fields: 
Arts, Design, and Media
Employment type: 
Full time
Required degree level: 
Bachelors degree
Accommodations: 
Vision Accommodations
Hearing Accommodations
Neurodiversity
Learning
Mental Health
Mobility
Remote Position: 
No
Job Expiration Date: 
02/13/2020

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one-rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the "DECADES" Network, the "H&I" Network and the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Networks Sales Assistant

General Job Description:

Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television being the number one rated and distributed network in the space, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, H&I Heroes & Icons, plus the Decades Network and Start TV in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group has an immediate opening for a Networks Sales Assistant. You will be responsible for assisting the Vice President of Network Sales and Account Executives in creating, booking, scheduling, and maintenance of sales activities.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Processing of sales orders in a timely manner.

Maintenance of orders (make goods, changes, and filing).

Coordination of all maintenance with clients via phone, email, or fax.

Assists in the flow of information to clients (e.g., rate changes, inventory updates, etc.)

Backs up other sales assistants when necessary.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Some nights/weekend work required with additional compensation

Previous TV and/or radio experience a plus.

Candidates must have MS PowerPoint, Word, and Excel experience.

Must be able to deal with deadline pressure.

Strong written, verbal, negotiation and communication skills.

Excellent computer skills are a must.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plan

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

Open-air office environment

One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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