Local Sales Assistant-12618

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




This position will work with all facets of the sales department- Television and Digital – and will have daily interaction with the sales management, account executives, account managers, traffic department and clients. The chosen candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, be organized and driven to help the team succeed.  Hybrid schedule available.


  • Assist Director of Sales with Budgetary duties
  • Order input for television and digital
  • Help with Rate Cards
  • Provide a high degree of customer service both internally and externally
  • Maintain timely expense reports / filings for the department
  • Maintain online Political Files
  • Liaison between Sales and Business Office
  • Organize Team outings
  • Coordinate Client entertainment including Tickets
  • Provide overall support to the sales team
  • Serve as backup to other assistants in the department
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Must be extremely detail oriented and able to multitask
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Some college preferred
  • Experience working in media preferred
  • Knowledge of the Wide Orbit Traffic system a bonus
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit http://www.TEGNA.com.


TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.


EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.