• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Springfield,MA

Gray Television

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About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. 

About WGGB/WSHM:

Named 2021 Station of the Year by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, Western Mass News is a licensed television station in Springfield, Massachusetts, and serves the Pioneer Valley. The networks of Western Mass News include ABC 40, Fox 6, and CBS 3.  Our three major networks and digital platforms speak daily to over half of the area businesses.  We have Western Mass's most live programming, from the Oscars to all the major live sporting events.  

Job Summary/Description:  

Western Mass News is seeking a friendly, positive, self-motivated individual whose primary responsibilities will be to provide a variety of administrative support duties and increase productivity as a Sales Assistant to the sales organization. The individual must thrive in a team environment, have a strong work ethic, be detail-oriented, and be able to work independently in a fast-paced work culture. The Sales Assistant position is vital in helping Western Mass News' local partners grow. Be a part of a successful team that strives to exceed customer expectations.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

– Provide support to Sales Management and Sales Staff
– Order entry/maintenance including avails, proposals, pre/post logs
– Create PowerPoint sales presentations for clients as well as station initiatives
– Daily management of inventory changes/program changes
– Pull and provide detailed reports for management as well as sales staff and clients
– Create, prepare, and maintain sales collateral and packages for sales staff and other projects assigned by management
– Assist traffic with order entry and copy
– Coordinate with other departments on projects as needed
– Assist with research, traffic, and programming functions within the sales department

Qualifications/Requirements:

– High school diploma or equivalent, college or technical degree preferred
– Strong computer skills and time management skills are required
– Microsoft software experience using Power Point, Word & Excel required
– Strong organizational and phone skills and ability to manage multiple projects with strict deadlines
– Ability to work well under pressure and thrive in fast paced dynamic environment with attention to detail

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WGGB-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.


JOB EXPERIENCE

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REQUIREMENTS

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ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

https://gray.tv/careers