Sales Assistant – national desk-11831

  • Anywhere


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, account managers, traffic department and clients. The chosen candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, be organized and driven to help the team succeed.


  • Order entry for national and/or local orders.
  • Assist Nat'l sales manager and AE's in handling discrepancies and makegoods.
  • Assist with client communication for the NSM and AE's when needed.
  • Handle traffic functions like processing copy and commercials to send to master control.
  • Help with presentation designs and/or reporting using excel and PowerPoint.
  • Other duties as assigned.




Some college preferred.

Must be extremely detail oriented and able to multi task.

Minimum 2 years experience in a television environment in sales and/or traffic preferred, but not required.

Proficient at word, excel and powerpoint.

Knowledge of the Wide Orbit traffic system a bonus.

Self motivated and driven.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Ability to work well in a team environment.

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

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


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


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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.


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