Sales Assistant-12739

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




WNEP-TV, a TEGNA Inc. station and ABC affiliate, is looking for a Sales Assistant.

This position will work with all facets of the Sales Department – National, Local and Digital – and will have daily interaction with the sales management team, account executives, and traffic department. The chosen candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, be organized and driven to help the team succeed. The sales assistant will be a support person for the Sales staff and will assist in all aspects of the sales process.


  • Assisting the Sales Dept. in providing excellent customer service including order entry, maintenance of client schedules, client support, and collections.
  • Position yourself as a resource.
  • Work closely with AEs, Managers, Traffic, and Clients to maximize revenue.
  • Assisting in trafficking client campaigns on TV, OTT and Digital platforms.
  • Use of WNEP sales products and tools to assist with developing presentations.
  • Serve as a backup to other assistants in the department.
  • Provide overall support to the sales organization.
  • Other responsibilities that may arise at the discretion of the DOS or GM.




  • Some college preferred.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented and able to multi-task.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products preferred.
  • Experience in a broadcast or media environment in sales and/or traffic preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of the Wide Orbit traffic system preferred.
  • Self-motivated and driven.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • 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

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